Parahughmilleria longa Shpinev 2012 (eurypterid)

Euchelicerata - Eurypterida - Adelophthalmidae

Specimen PIN, no. 1220/3 is placed in the genus Parahughmilleria Kjellesvig-

Waering, 1961 based on the parabolic shape of its prosoma, position of the compound eyes, and the Adelophthalmus- type swimming leg.

Full reference: E.S. Shpinev. 2012. On Some Eurypterids (Eurypterida, Chelicerata) from the Devonian of South Siberia. Paleontological Journal 46(4):370-377

Belongs to Parahughmilleria according to E.S. Shpinev 2012

Sister taxa: Parahughmilleria hefteri, Parahughmilleria statzi

Type specimen: PIN 1220/3

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore

Distribution:

• Devonian of the Russian Federation (2 collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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