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Limulus Muller 1785 (arthropod)

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida

PaleoDB taxon number: 18931

Synonym: Xiphosura Brunnich 1771 (taxon 81001)

Parent taxon: Limulidae according to J. C. Lamsdell 2016

Sister taxa: Carcinoscorpius, Crenatolimulus, Limulinae, Limulitella, Mesolimulus, Tachypleinae, Tachypleus, Tarracolimulus, Victalimulus, Yunnanolimulus

Subtaxa: none

Type: Monoculus polyphemus

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore