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Heliophora

Echinoidea - Clypeasteroida - Rotulidae

Taxonomy
Heliophora was named by Agassiz (1840) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi R]. It is extant.

It was assigned to Rotulidae by Durham (1966); and to Clypeasteroida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1840Heliophora Agassiz p. 17
1966Heliophora Durham p. U491
2002Heliophora Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
Ambulacraria
phylumEchinodermata
subphylumEchinozoa
classEchinoidea()
subclassEuechinoideaBronn 1860
superorderAcroechinoidea()
RankNameAuthor
Carinacea
Irregularia()
Microstomata
Neognathostomata
orderClypeasteroida
suborderScutellina()
infraorderScutelliformes
familyRotulidae()
genusHeliophora

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