A NEW SEA SPIDER (ARTHROPODA: PYCNOGONIDA) WITH A FLAGELLIFORM TELSON FROM THE LOWER DEVONIAN HUNSRÜCK SLATE, GERMANY

@article{Poschmann2006ANS,
  title={A NEW SEA SPIDER (ARTHROPODA: PYCNOGONIDA) WITH A FLAGELLIFORM TELSON FROM THE LOWER DEVONIAN HUNSR{\"U}CK SLATE, GERMANY},
  author={Markus J. Poschmann and Jason A Dunlop},
  journal={Palaeontology},
  year={2006},
  volume={49},
  pages={983-989}
}
:  A new Lower Devonian sea spider (Arthropoda: Pycnogonida) from the Hunsruck Slate, Germany, is described as Flagellopantopus blocki gen. et sp. nov. This is only the sixth fossil pycnogonid species to be described. Its most remarkable and unique aspect is the long, flagelliform telson. Although our fossil apparently lacks chelifores (an apomorphy), the retained telson and the segmented trunk end behind the last pair of legs resolve F. blocki to a fairly basal position in the pycnogonid stem… Expand
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