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Heliospongia

Demospongea - Epipolasida - Heliospongiidae

Taxonomy
Heliospongia was named by Girty (1908) [Sepkoski's age data: C Step-l P Leon-l Sepkoski's reference number: 203,204]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Haplosclerida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Heliospongiidae by Finks et al. (2004).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1908Heliospongia Girty
2002Heliospongia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Heliospongia Finks et al. p. 31

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
RankNameAuthor
orderEpipolasidaSollas 1888
familyHeliospongiidaeFinks 1960
genusHeliospongiaGirty 1908

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