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  • Euproops rotundatus Prestwich, 1840


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    • Lit.:

      Selden, P. & Siveter, D. 1987: The origin of limuloids. Lethaia, Vol. 20, pp. 383-392, Oslo.

    Taxonomy

    Horseshoe Crab

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Xiphosura
    Order: Xiphosurida
    Family: Bellinuridae
    Genus: Euproops
    Species: E. rotundatus
    Author Citation Prestwich, 1840

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Proterozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Carboniferous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Bashkirian

    Stratigraphy

    Pennine Coal Measures Group
    Pennine Middle Coal Measures Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Crock Hey Open Cast
    Wigan
    Lancashire
    United Kingdom

    Comments

    Lit.:

    Selden, P. & Siveter, D. 1987: The origin of limuloids. Lethaia, Vol. 20, pp. 383-392, Oslo.



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