Eurypterus (eurypterid)

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae

Synonym: Baltoeurypterus Størmer 1973

Parent taxon: Eurypteridae according to O. E. Tetlie 2006

See also Guthörl 1934, Sepkoski 2002 and Tetlie 2002

Sister taxon: Vinetopterus

Subtaxa: Eurypterus (Adelophthalmus) Eurypterus cephalaspis Eurypterus dekayi Eurypterus flintstonensis Eurypterus hankeni Eurypterus henningsmoeni Eurypterus laculatus Eurypterus lacustris Eurypterus leopoldi Eurypterus loi Eurypterus obesus Eurypterus ornatus Eurypterus pittsfordensis Eurypterus punctatus Eurypterus quebecensis Eurypterus remipes Eurypterus scorpioides Eurypterus scouleri Eurypterus serratus Eurypterus styliformis Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus Eurypterus yangi

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Type: Eurypterus remipes

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Westphalian of Germany (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of Canada (1: New Brunswick), Germany (2)

• Devonian of Germany (1), Norway (1), the Russian Federation (1)

• Silurian of Canada (4: Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec), China (1), Estonia (2), Norway (6), Sweden (1), Ukraine (4), the United Kingdom (4), United States (16: Maryland, New York, Ohio, West Virginia)

Total: 45 collections including 49 occurrences

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