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Eurypterus leopoldi

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae

Taxonomy
Eurypterus leopoldi was named by Tetlie (2006). Its type specimen is GSC 48520, an abdomen (telson), and it is a 3D body fossil. Its type locality is Port Leopold, units D13 and D15, which is in a Ludfordian peritidal limestone in the Leopold Formation of Canada.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
2006Eurypterus leopoldi Tetlie p. 403

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
RankNameAuthor
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderEurypterinaBurmeister 1843
superfamilyEurypteroideaBurmeister 1843
familyEurypteridaeBurmeister 1845
genusEurypterus
speciesleopoldi

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