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Anthozoa - Stauriida - Zaphrentidae

Heliophyllum was named by Hall (1846) [Sepkoski's age data: D Emsi-u D Give-u]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Zaphrentidae by Hill (1956); and to Rugosa by Sepkoski (2002).

  • Heliogonium was named by Chapman (1893). It is not extant.

    It was synonymized subjectively with Heliophyllum by Hill (1956).
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1846Heliophyllum Hall
1893Heliogonium Chapman
1956Heliophyllum Hill
2002Heliophyllum Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassRugosa(Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850)
orderStauriidaVerrill 1865
suborderCyathophyllinaNicholson 1889
familyZaphrentidaeMilne-Edwards and Haime 1850
genusHeliophyllumHall 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