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Drepanopterus pentlandicus

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Drepanopteridae

Taxonomy
Drepanopterus pentlandicus was named by Laurie (1892). It is a compression fossil. Its type locality is Gutterford Burn Eurypterid bed, Pentland Hills, which is in a Telychian offshore sandstone in the Reservoir Formation of the United Kingdom. It is the type species of Drepanopterus.

Sister species lacking formal opinion data

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Synonymy list
YearName and author
1892Drepanopterus pentlandicus Laurie
1899Drepanopterus pentlandicus Laurie p. 584 figs. Pl 4, fig 22
2013Drepanopterus pentlandicus Dunlop et al. p. 18

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumChelicerataHeymons 1901
EuchelicerataWeygoldt and Paulus 1979
Prosomapoda
classXiphosura()
RankNameAuthor
orderXiphosuridaLatreille 1802
Planaterga
Dekatriata
SclerophorataKamenz et al. 2011
orderEurypteridaBurmeister 1843
suborderStylonurinaDiener 1924
superfamilyHibbertopteroideaKjellesvig-Waering 1959
familyDrepanopteridaeKjellesvig-Waering 1966
genusDrepanopterus
speciespentlandicusLaurie 1892

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.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available