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Paleolimulus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Paleolimulidae

Taxonomy
Paleolimulus was named by Dunbar (1923) [Sepkoski's age data: D Fame P Sakm Sepkoski's reference number: 359]. Its type is Paleolimulus avitus.

It was assigned to Paleolimulidae by Babcock et al. (2000); and to Xiphosurida by Sepkoski (2002).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1923Paleolimulus Dunbar p. 444
2000Paleolimulus Babcock et al. p. 138
2002Paleolimulus Sepkoski, Jr.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
RankNameAuthor
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
suborderLimulinaRichter and Richter 1929
superfamilyPaleolimuloideaAnderson and Selden 1997
familyPaleolimulidaeRaymond 1944
genusPaleolimulus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available