The first Silurian chasmataspid, Loganamaraspis dunlopi gen. et sp. nov. (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) from Lesmahagow, Scotland, and its implications for eurypterid phylogeny

@inproceedings{Tetlie2003TheFS,
  title={The first Silurian chasmataspid, Loganamaraspis dunlopi gen. et sp. nov. (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) from Lesmahagow, Scotland, and its implications for eurypterid phylogeny},
  author={Odd Erik Tetlie and Simon J. Braddy},
  year={2003}
}
  • Odd Erik Tetlie, Simon J. Braddy
  • Published 2003
  • Biology
  • A new chasmataspid (Chelicerata: Chasmataspidida) is described from the Early Silurian (Late Llandovery-Early Wenlock) of Lesmahagow, Scotland, as Loganamaraspis dunlopi gen. et sp. nov. It is distinguished from related forms by the low tapering ratio of the postabdomen, pediform sixth prosomal appendage and a heart-shaped metastoma. Additionally, a genital operculum with a genital appendage is preserved. The recognisable morphology of L. dunlopi gen. et sp. nov. bridges some of the gap between… CONTINUE READING

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