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Heliocrinites

Rhombifera - Caryocystitidae

Taxonomy
Heliocrinites was named by Eichwald (1840).

It was assigned to Caryocystitidae by Regnéll (1945); and to Rhombifera by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Heliocrinites Eichwald
1945Heliocrinites Regnéll
2002Heliocrinites Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
RankNameAuthor
subphylumBlastozoaSprinkle 1973
classRhombiferaZittel 1879
superfamilyCaryocystitidaJaekel 1918
familyCaryocystitidaeJaekel 1918
genusHeliocrinitesEichwald 1840

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