Eurypterus remipes tetragonopthalmus Community, Ustje subsuite, Podolia (Silurian of Ukraine)

Where: Ukraine (48.0° N, 26.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.0° S, 7.5° E)

• coordinate based on political unit

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Muksha subsuite Formation, Ludlow (427.4 - 423.0 Ma)

• Muksha "subsuite", Yaruga "series", Tiritian "superhorizon"

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomite and dolomitic marl

• "Mainly as fragments, occasionally whole specimens, suggesting moderate turbulence and transport. Stragtigraphically adjacent dolomitic marls have desiccation cracks. BA 1"

Primary reference: V. P. Gritsenko, A. A. Istchenko, L. I. Konstantinenko and P. D. Tsegelnjuk. 1999. Animal and plant communities of Podolia. In A. J. Boucot and J. D. Lawson (eds.), Paleocommunities--a case study from the Silurian and Lower Devonian 462-487 [M. Foote/M. Foote/M. Foote]more details

Purpose of describing collection: paleoecologic analysis

PaleoDB collection 23373: authorized by Michael Foote, entered by Michael Foote on 12.07.2002

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Xiphosura
 Xiphosurida - Eurypteridae
"Baltoeurypterus tetragonophthalmus" = Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus
"Baltoeurypterus tetragonophthalmus" = Eurypterus tetragonophthalmus Fischer 1839 eurypterid
Given by ref. 6695 as Eurypterus remipes subsp. tetragonopthalmus
 Xiphosurida - Pterygotidae
Pterygotus sp. eurypterid