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  • Eysyslopterus patteni (Størmer, 1934)


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    Taxonomy

    Eurypterid Headshield

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Merostomata
    Order: Eurypterida
    Family: Adelophthalmidae
    Genus: Eysyslopterus
    Species: E. patteni
    Author Citation (Størmer, 1934)

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Silurian
    Sub Period: None
    Epoch: Middle
    International Age: Wenlock: Homerian

    Stratigraphy

    Rootsiküla Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Saaremaa Island
    Estonia

    Comments

    Originally described by Størmer as Parahughmilleria patteni.

     

    Lit.

    Størmer, L. (1934) A new eurypterid from the Saaremaa- (Oesel-) beds in Estonia. Loodusuurijate Seltsi aruanded 40: 244–249.

    Tetlie, O.E. & Poschmann, M.(2008): Phylogeny and Palaeoecology of the Adelophthalmoidea (Arthropoda; Chelicerata; Eurypterida). Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 6 (2): 237–249.

     



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