Definition of Order eurypterida
1. Noun. Extinct aquatic arthropods of the Paleozoic.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Merostomata, Merostomata
Member holonyms: Eurypterid
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Eurypterida
Literary usage of Order eurypterida
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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1901)
"In North America the known genera and species of the order Eurypterida belong ... Description of a new genus of the order eurypterida from the Utica Slate. ..."
2. A Monograph of the British Fossil Crustacea, Belonging to the Order Merostomata by Henry Woodward (1878)
"... the terminations of which become walking or swimming feet and organs of prehension. I. Sub-Order—EURYPTERIDA, Huxley, 1859. Crustacea with numerous free ..."
3. Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880) Edinburgh and (1881)
"... exclusively paleozoic, all the members being confined to the Silurian, Devonian, and carboniferous formations. The sub order eurypterida is described by ..."
4. The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Rev. with by Selim Hobart Peabody, Charles Francis Richardson (1898)
"The sub-order eurypterida is described by Henry Woodward ae composed of " crustaceans with numerous free ..."
5. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... contain most of the living species; the last order, EURYPTERIDA, is known only from fossils. a. The Spiders Order i. Araneida. — SPIDERS. ..."