Superfamily Limuloidea Leach 1819 (arthropod)

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida

Parent taxon: Limulina according to J. C. Lamsdell 2020

Sister taxa: Bellinuroopsis, Limulacea, Paleolimulidae, Rolfeiidae

Subtaxa: none

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Eocene of Germany (1 collection)

• Cretaceous of Australia (1), Lebanon (3), Morocco (1), United States (3: Colorado, North Dakota, Texas)

• Jurassic of Germany (9), Mongolia (1), Poland (1), the Russian Federation (1), the United Kingdom (1), United States (1: Utah)

• Triassic of Australia (3), China (2), France (8), Germany (6), the Netherlands (1), the Russian Federation (2), Slovenia (1), Spain (1), Tunisia (2), United States (3: Idaho, Nevada, Utah)

• Permian of United States (1: Texas)

• Carboniferous of France (1), Ukraine (1), the United Kingdom (3), United States (2: Montana)

Total: 60 collections including 67 occurrences

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