Eurypterus hankeni Tetlie 2006 (eurypterid)

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae

Full reference: O. E. Tetlie. 2006. Two new Silurian species of Eurypterus (Chelicerata: Eurypterida) from Norway and Canada and the phylogeny of the genus. Journal of Systematic Palaeontology 4(4):397-412

Belongs to Eurypterus according to O. E. Tetlie 2006

Sister taxa: Eurypterus (Adelophthalmus), Eurypterus cephalaspis, Eurypterus dekayi, Eurypterus flintstonensis, Eurypterus henningsmoeni, Eurypterus laculatus, Eurypterus lacustris, Eurypterus leopoldi, Eurypterus loi, Eurypterus obesus, Eurypterus ornatus, Eurypterus pittsfordensis, Eurypterus punctatus, Eurypterus quebecensis, Eurypterus remipes, Eurypterus scorpioides, Eurypterus scouleri, Eurypterus serratus, Eurypterus styliformis, Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus, Eurypterus yangi

Type specimen: PMO 169425, a carapace. Its type locality is S√łnsterud farm, Ringerike, which is in a Sheinwoodian marginal marine siltstone in the Steinsfjorden Formation of Norway.

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Silurian of Norway (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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