Eurypterus leopoldi Tetlie 2006 (eurypterid)

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae

Full reference: O. E. Tetlie. 2006. Two new Silurian species of Eurypterus (Chelicerata: Eurypterida) from Norway and Canada and the phylogeny of the genus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 4(4):397-412

Belongs to Eurypterus according to O. E. Tetlie 2006

Sister taxa: Eurypterus (Adelophthalmus), Eurypterus cephalaspis, Eurypterus dekayi, Eurypterus flintstonensis, Eurypterus hankeni, Eurypterus henningsmoeni, Eurypterus laculatus, Eurypterus lacustris, 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

Type specimen: GSC 48520, an abdomen (telson). Its type locality is Port Leopold, units D13 and D15, which is in a Ludfordian peritidal limestone in the Leopold Formation of Canada.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution: found only at Port Leopold, units D13 and D15

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