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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus O.F. Müller, 1785 
AphiaID: 150512

Classification: Biota > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAnimalia (Kingdom) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorArthropoda (Phylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorChelicerata (Subphylum) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMerostomata (Class) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXiphosurida (Order) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulidae (Family) > Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulinae (Subfamily)
Status accepted
Rank Genus
Parent Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulinae Leach, 1819
Synonymised
names
  Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorXiphosura Gronovius, 1764 (synonym)
Source  basis of record North East Atlantic Taxa (look up in IMIS[details]

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 Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)

Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus albus Bosc, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus americanus Leach, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus cyclops Fabricius, 1793 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus gigas O.F. Müller, 1785 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus heterodactylus Latreille, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus latreilli Leach, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus longispina van der Hoeven, 1838 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus tridentatus (Leach, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus macleaii Leach, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus moluccanus Latreille, 1802 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus occidentalis Lamarck, 1801 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus rotundicauda Latreille, 1817 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCarcinoscorpius rotundicauda (Latreille, 1802)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus sowerbii Leach, 1815 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus tridentatus Leach, 1819 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus tridentatus (Leach, 1819)
Species Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus viriscens Latreille, 1806 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTachypleus gigas (O. F. Müller, 1785)
Environment marine
Links Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo GenBank  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorTo ITIS
LSID urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:150512
Taxonomic
Edit history
 
Date   action   by
2005-04-04 08:20:42Z  created  Cuvelier, Daphne
2010-02-19 16:39:15Z  checked  Boxshall, Geoff
2013-02-04 11:09:20Z  changed  Boxshall, Geoff
  
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  Citation: Boxshall, G. (2014). Limulus O.F. Müller, 1785. Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=150512 on 2014-07-14
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