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  • Tyrannophontes acanthocercus Jenner et al. 1998


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    • Three (partially incomplete) specimens of Tyrannophontes acanthocercus on one plate. The largest specimen is 5cm stretched out.

       

      Lit.:

      R. A. Jenner, C. H. J. Hof, and F. R. Schram. 1998. Palaeo- and archaeostomatopods (Hoplocarida, Crustacea) from the Bear Gulch Limestone, Mississippian (Namurian), of Central Montana. Contributions to Zoology 67(3):155-185

    Taxonomy

    Mantis Shrimp

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Malacostraca
    Order: Stomatopoda
    Family: Tyrannophontidae
    Genus: Tyrannophontes
    Species: T. acanthocercus
    Author Citation Jenner et al. 1998

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Carboniferous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Serpukhovian

    Stratigraphy

    Big Snowy Group
    Heath Shale Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Bear Gulch
    Fergus County
    Montana
    United States

    Comments

    Three (partially incomplete) specimens of Tyrannophontes acanthocercus on one plate. The largest specimen is 5cm stretched out.

     

    Lit.:

    R. A. Jenner, C. H. J. Hof, and F. R. Schram. 1998. Palaeo- and archaeostomatopods (Hoplocarida, Crustacea) from the Bear Gulch Limestone, Mississippian (Namurian), of Central Montana. Contributions to Zoology 67(3):155-185



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