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Demospongea - Megalithistida - Carterellidae

Heloraphinia was named by Schrammen (1937) [Sepkoski's age data: J Kimm-l K Camp-l Sepkoski's reference number: 642,1066]. It is not extant.

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

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1937Heloraphinia Schrammen
2002Heloraphinia Sepkoski, Jr.
2004Heloraphinia Finks et al.

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phylumPoriferaGrant 1836
classDemospongea(Sollas 1875)
subclassLithistida(Schmidt 1870)
suborderHelomorinaSchrammen 1924
familyCarterellidaeSchrammen 1901
subfamilyIsoraphiniinaeSchrammen 1924
genusHeloraphiniaSchrammen 1937

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.

No diagnoses are available