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Clarkeipterus otisius

Xiphosura - Xiphosurida - Dolichopteridae

Taxonomy
Clarkeipterus otisius was named by Tetlie et al. (2007). Its type specimen is NYSM 9925, a partial skeleton (Carapace with fragmentary appendages), and it is a compression fossil.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
2007Clarkeipterus otisius Tetlie et al.

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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
superfamilyStylonuroideaDiener 1924
familyDolichopteridaeKjellesvig-Waering and Stromer 1952
genusClarkeipterusKjellesvig-Waering 1966
speciesotisius

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
ReferenceDiagnosis
E. O. Tetlie et al. 2007Clarkeipterus with variable morphology; eyes on anterior third (further forward than in C. testudineus (Clarke & Ruedemann 1912).