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Anthozoa - Scleractinia - Agariciidae

Helioseris was named by Milne-Edwards and Haime (1849) [Sepkoski's age data: T Mi-u-l R Sepkoski's reference number: 1102]. It is extant.

It was synonymized subjectively with Leptoseris by Wells (1956).

It was assigned to Agariciidae by Budd and McNeill (1998); and to Scleractinia by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1849Helioseris Milne-Edwards and Haime
1998Helioseris Budd and McNeill
2002Helioseris Sepkoski, Jr.

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phylumCnidariaHatschek 1888
classAnthozoaEhrenberg 1834
subclassZoanthariade Blainville 1830
orderScleractiniaBourne 1900
suborderFungiinaVerrill 1865
superfamilyAgariciicaeGray 1847
familyAgariciidaeGray 1847
genusHelioserisMilne-Edwards and Haime 1849

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