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The Eurypterida of New York plate 69.jpg
2-7 H. macrophthalmus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Eurypterida
Genus: Hardieopterus

Hardieopterus is a genus of prehistoric eurypterid.[1]

H. myops fossils


  • Hardieopterus Waterston, 1979
    • ?Hardieopterus lanarkensis Waterston, 1979 — Silurian, Scotland
    • Hardieopterus macrophthalmus (Laurie, 1892) — Silurian, Scotland
    • Hardieopterus megalops (Salter, 1859) — Silurian, England
    • Hardieopterus myops (Clarke, 1907) — Silurian, USA


  1. ^ Lamsdell, J. C.; Braddy, S. J.; Tetlie, O. E. (2010). "The systematics and phylogeny of the Stylonurina (Arthropoda: Chelicerata: Eurypterida)". Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 8: 49. doi:10.1080/14772011003603564. 

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