WoRMS taxon details

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

150514

urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:150514

accepted
Species
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus albus Bosc, 1802 (listed as synonym by Dunlop et al., 2012)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus americanus Leach, 1819 (listed as synonym by Dunlop et al., 2012)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus cyclops Fabricius, 1793 (listed as synonym by Dunlop et al., 2012)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus occidentalis Lamarck, 1801 (listed as synonym by Dunlop et al., 2012)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorLimulus sowerbii Leach, 1815 (listed as synonym by Dunlop et al., 2012)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorMonoculus polyphemus Linnaeus, 1758 (Monoculus was a hybrid genus and was eventually suppressed, the species was transferred to Limulus)
marine
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to Gulf of Mexico  
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to Gulf of Mexico [details]
Boxshall, G. (2010). Limulus polyphemus (Linnaeus, 1758). Accessed through: World Register of Marine Species at http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=150514 on 2017-11-18

Date
action
by
2005-04-04 08:20:42Z
created
2008-01-04 16:28:44Z
changed
2010-02-19 16:39:15Z
checked

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basis of record Hansson, H. (2004). North East Atlantic Taxa (NEAT): Nematoda. Internet pdf Ed. Aug 1998., available online at http://www.tmbl.gu.se/libdb/taxon/taxa.html [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 

additional source van der Land, J. (ed). (2008). UNESCO-IOC Register of Marine Organisms (URMO). , available online at http://www.marinespecies.org/urmo/ [details]   

additional source Meinkoth, N.A. 1981. Field guide to North American seashore creatures. The Audubon Society. Alfred A. Knopf. New York. 799 p. [details]   

additional source Pollock, L.W. (1998). A practical guide to the marine animals of northeastern North America. Rutgers University Press. New Brunswick, New Jersey & London. 367 pp., available online at http://books.google.com/books?id=i1AmT31cuR4C  [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   

context source (Introduced species) Katsanevakis, S.; Bogucarskis, K.; Gatto, F.; Vandekerkhove, J.; Deriu, I.; Cardoso A.S. (2012). Building the European Alien Species Information Network (EASIN): a novel approach for the exploration of distributed alien species data. BioInvasions Records. 1: 235-245., available online at http://easin.jrc.ec.europa.eu [details]  Available for editors  PDF available [request] 
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien 
 

From regional or thematic species database
Trusted: edited by a thematic editorIntroduced species vector dispersal in Germany (Nation) : Individual release: deliberate release by individuals [details]

From other sources
Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorDistribution Gulf of Maine to Gulf of Mexico [details]
 

LanguageName 
English Unreviewed: has not been verified by a taxonomic editorhorseshoe crab  [details]