NOMINA CIRCUMSCRIBENTIA INSECTORUM

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Typified names:

Xiphosura Latreille 1802

NOMEN: Xiphosura Latreille 1802: T.1:357, T.3:14 [P.A. Latreille. Histoire naturelle, générale et particuliere des Crustacés et des Insectes. T.3, 1802]

ORIGINAL LISTED MEMBERSHIP (Latreille 1802:T.3:14): Limulus

JUNIOR CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYMS:
= Xiphura Leach 1814

= Acera Blainville 1816
= Merostomata Dana 1852
= Xiphosurida Pearce 1936

NON-MONOSEMANTIC CIRCUMSCRIPTIONAL SYNONYM (for plesiomorphon including †Gigantostraca):
= Merostoma
Thorell  & Lindstrom 1885

HEMIHOMONYM: Xiphosura Gronovius 1764 (unavailable generic name, symonym of Limulus Mueller 1785)

TYPIFIED NAME IN BASIC FORMAT: Limulus/fg [f:1820; g:1785]
TYPIFIED NAMES IN USE: Limulus (sensu Mueller 1785), Limulida, Limulidae, Limulides

MODERN STATUS: the valid, the oldest name of a holophyletic taxon.