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Anthozoa - Heliolitida - Heliolitidae

Heliolites was named by Dana (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: ]. It is not extant. It is the type genus of Heliolitidae.

It was assigned to Heliolitidae by Dixon (1998); and to Tabulata by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Heliolites Dana
1998Heliolites Dixon
2002Heliolites Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassTabulataMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
orderHeliolitidaFrech 1897
suborderHeliolitinaFrech 1897
superfamilyHelioliticaeLindström 1876
familyHeliolitidaeLindström 1876
genusHeliolitesDana 1846

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