Pulmonoscorpius kirktonensis Jeram 1994 (scorpion)

Arachnida - Scorpiones - Centromachidae

Full reference: A. J. Jeram. 1994. Scorpions from the Viséan of East Kirkton, West Lothian, Scotland, with a revision of the infraorder Mesoscorpionina. Transactions of the Royal Society of Edinburgh: Earth Sciences 84:283-299

Belongs to Pulmonoscorpius according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

See also Jeram 1994

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: NMS G 1992.38.1, an exoskeleton (a near complete juvenile scorpion). Its type locality is East Kirkton (Units 38-69 East Kirkton Limestone-carbonate laminate facies), which is in a Brigantian terrestrial limestone in the East Kirkton Limestone Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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