Geralinura britannica Pocock 1911 (whip scorpion)

Arachnida - Thelyphonida

Alternative combination: Prothelyphonus britannicus

Full reference: R. I. Pocock. 1911. A Monograph of the Terrestrial Carboniferous Arachnida of Great Britain 1-84

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

See also Dunlop and Horrocks 1996, Laurentiaux-Vieira and Laurentiaux 1963, Petrunkevitch 1949, Petrunkevitch 1953, Pocock 1911 and Tetlie and Dunlop 2008

Sister taxon: Geralinura carbonaria

Type specimen: Its type locality is Coseley, near Dudley (Egginton coll), which is in a Westphalian B interdistributary bay shale in the United Kingdom

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Carboniferous of China (1 collection), the United Kingdom (3)

Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence

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