Arthropleura armata Jordan and Meyer 1854 (millipede)

Myriapoda - Arthropleurida - Arthropleuridae

Synonyms: Arthropleura affinis Goldenberg 1873, Arthropleura zeilleri Boule 1893, Halonia irregularis Geinitz 1855

Belongs to Arthropleura according to S. Štamberg and J. Zajíc 2008

See also Goldenberg 1873, Guthörl 1934, Kliver 1883, Proctor 1998 and Pruvost 1919

Sister taxa: Arthropleura britannica, Arthropleura enodis, Arthropleura maillieuxi, Arthropleura mammata, Arthropleura punctata, Carcinochelus anthracophilus

Type specimens:

  • Arthropleura armata: Mus. f. Naturk. Berlin, K 13-14. Its type locality is König open pit mine, which is in a Westphalian C lacustrine shale/coal in the Upper Saarbrucker layer Formation of Germany.
  • Arthropleura affinis: Its type locality is Jaegersfreude mine, which is in a Westphalian C lacustrine shale/coal in the Upper Saarbrucker layer Formation of Germany.
  • Arthropleura zeilleri:
  • Halonia irregularis:

Ecology:

Distribution:

• Westphalian of Germany (1 collection)

• Carboniferous of France (1), Germany (13), the United Kingdom (1)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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