List of xiphosuran genera

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This list of xiphosurans is a listing of all genera in the class Xiphosura, excluding purely vernacular terms. The list includes 39 genera.

Genus Authors Year
Anacontium[1] Raymond 1944
Archeolimulus[2] Chlupác 1963
Austrolimulus[2] Riek 1955
Bellinuroopsis[2] Chernyshev 1933
Bellinurus[2] Meek & Worthen 1865
Bembicosoma[2] Laurie 1899
Bunaia[2] Clarke 1920
Bunodella[2] Matthew 1889
Bunodes[2] Eichwald 1854
Carcinoscorpius[1] Pocock 1902
Casterolimulus[2] Holland, Erickson & O'Brien 1975
Cyamocephalus[2] Currie 1927
Elleria[2] Raymond 1944
Euproops[1] Meek 1876
Heterolimulus[2] Via Boada & de Villalta 1966
Kasibelinurus[1] Pickett 1993
Kiaeria[1] Størmer 1934
Legrandella[2] Eldredge 1974
Lemoneites[1] Flower 1969
Limulitella[2] Størmer 1952
Limuloides[2] Woodward 1865
Limulus[2] Müller 1785
Liomesaspis[1] Raymond 1944
Lunataspis[3] Rudkin, Young & Nolan 2005
Mesolimulus[2] Størmer 1952
Moravurus[2] Pribyl 1967
Neobelinuropsis[2] Eller 1938
Neolimulus[2] Woodward 1868
Paleolimulus[2] Dunbar 1923
Palaeomerus[1]
Pasternakevia[2] Selden & Drygant 1987
Pringlia[1] Raymond 1944
Protolimulus[1] Packard 1886
Psammonlimulus[2] Lange 1923
Pseudoniscus[2] Nieszkowski 1859
Rolfeia[2] Waterston 1985
Tachypleus Leach 1819
Valloisella[1] Racheboeuf 1992
Victalimulus[2] Riek & Gill 1971
Weinbergina[2] Richter & Richter 1929
Willwerathia[1] Størmer 1969
Xaniopyramis[1] Siveter & Selden 1987

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m Haraamo, Mikko (2003-02-21). "Mikko's Phylogeny Archive entry on "Xiphosura"". Archived from the original on 2012-10-05. Retrieved 2008-09-11. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera". Bulletins of American Paleontology. 364: 560. Retrieved 2007-12-20. 
  3. ^ Chliboyko, J. Crabby Ancestors, Canadian Geographic Magazine, April 2008, p. 25