Proschizomus petrunkevitchi Dunlop and Horrocks 1996 (whip scorpion)

Arachnida - Thelyphonida

Full reference: J. A. Dunlop and C. A. Horrocks. 1996. A new Upper Carboniferous whip scorpion (Arachnida: Uropygi: Thelyphonida) with a revision of the British Carboniferous Uropygi. Zoologischer Anzeiger 234:293-306

Belongs to Proschizomus according to O. E. Tetlie and J. A. Dunlop 2008

See also Dunlop and Horrocks 1996

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH I. 7912, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Shipley Manor (Digby) Claypit, which is in a Westphalian B delta plain claystone in the Middle Coal Measures Formation of the United Kingdom.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Carboniferous of the United Kingdom (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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