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Salteropterus

Eurypterida - Slimonidae

Taxonomy
Salteropterus was named by Kjellesvig-Waering (1951) [Sepkoski's age data: S Prid Sepkoski's reference number: 360]. It is not extant.

It was assigned to Hughmilleriidae by Størmer (1955); to Eurypterida by Sepkoski (2002); and to Slimonidae by Dunlop et al. (2020).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1951Salteropterus Kjellesvig-Waering
1955Salteropterus Størmer p. 30
2002Salteropterus Sepkoski
2020Salteropterus Dunlop et al. p. 25

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
Deuteropoda
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
RankNameAuthor
Prosomapoda
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderEurypterinaBurmeister 1843
Diploperculata
superfamilyPterygotioidea(Clarke and Ruedemann 1912)
familySlimonidaeNovojilov 1968
genusSalteropterusKjellesvig-Waering 1951

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

G. †Salteropterus Kjellesvig-Waering 1951
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Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: nektobenthico
Diet: carnivoreo
Vision: well-developedo
Created: 2004-09-24 08:12:58
Modified: 2010-02-05 01:21:51
Source: o = order
Reference: Aberhan et al. 2004

Age range: base of the Ludfordian to the top of the Pridoli or 425.60000 to 419.20000 Ma

Collections (2 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Ludfordian425.6 - 423.0United Kingdom (England) S. longilabium (26910)
Pridoli423.0 - 419.2United Kingdom (England) S. abbreviatus (26915)