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Heliostylus

Radiolaria - Spumellaria - Coccodiscidae

Taxonomy
Heliostylus was named by Haeckel (1881) [Sepkoski's age data: T Than T Ol-u]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Coccodiscinae by De Wever et al. (2001); and to Spumellaria by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1881Heliostylus Haeckel
2001Heliostylus De Wever et al. p. 121
2002Heliostylus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
Eukaryota()
Rhizaria
Retaria
classRadiolariaMüller 1858
superorderPolycystina(Ehrenberg 1867)
RankNameAuthor
orderSpumellariaEhrenberg 1875
familyCoccodiscidaeHaeckel 1862
subfamilyCoccodiscinaeHaeckel 1862
genusHeliostylusHaeckel 1881

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available