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Adelophthalmus

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Merostomata
Family  †Adelophthalmidae
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Eurypterid
Subphylum  Chelicerata
Superfamily  †Adelophthalmoidea
Scientific name  Adelophthalmus
Rank  Genus
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Similar  Eurypterid, Hughmilleria, Drepanopterus, Parahughmilleria, Slimonia

Adelophthalmus is a genus of prehistoric eurypterid of the family Adelophthalmidae.

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Description

Adelophthalmus is distinguishable by its elongate body, with spurs on the segments; its walking legs, which lack spines; and its long styliform (pointed) telson.

Species

Adelophthalmus Jordan in Jordan & von Mayer, 1854
  • Adelophthalmus approximatus (Hall & Clarke, 1888) – Carboniferous, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Adelophthalmus asturica (Melendez, 1971) – Carboniferous, d’Ablana, Spain
  • Adelophthalmus bradorensis (Bell, 1922) – Carboniferous, N. Campbelltown
  • Adelophthalmus cambieri (Pruvost, 1930) – Carboniferous, Charleroi, Belgium
  • ?Adelophthalmus carbonarius (Chernyshev, 1933) – Carboniferous, Donetsk, Ukraine
  • Adelophthalmus chinensis (Grabau, 1920) – Carboniferous to Permian Zhaozezhuang
  • Adelophthalmus corneti (Pruvost, 1939) – Carboniferous, Quaregnon, Belgium
  • Adelophthalmus douvillei (de Lima, 1890) – Permian, Bussaco, Portugal
  • Adelophthalmus dumonti (Stainier, 1917) – Carboniferous, Mechelen-sur-Meuse
  • Adelophthalmus granosus Jordan in Jordan & von Meyer, 1854 – Carboniferous, Saarbrücken, Germ.
  • Adelophthalmus imhofi (Reuss, 1855) – Carboniferous, Vlkys, Czech Rep.
  • Adelophthalmus irinae Shpinev, 2006 – Carboniferous, Krasnoyarsk, Russia
  • Adelophthalmus kidstoni (Peach, 1888) – Carboniferous, Radstock, England
  • ?Adelophthalmus lohesti (Dewalque in Fraipont 1889) – Devonian, Pont de Bonne, Belg.
  • Adelophthalmus luceroensis Kues & Kietzke, 1981 – Permian, New Mexico
  • Adelophthalmus mansfieldi (Hall, 1877) – Carboniferous, Pennsylvania
  • Adelophthalmus mazonensis (Meek & Worthen, 1868) – Carboniferous, Illinois
  • Adelophthalmus moyseyi (Woodward, 1907a) – Carboniferous, Ilkeston, Blaengarw
  • Adelophthalmus nebraskensis (Barbour, 1914) – Permian, Nebraska
  • Adelophthalmus pennsylvanicus (Hall, 1877) – Carboniferous, Pennsylvania
  • ?Adelophthalmus ?perornatus (Peach, 1882) – Carboniferous, Glencartholm, Scotl.
  • Adelophthalmus pruvosti Kjellesvig-Waering, 1948b – Carboniferous, Lens, France
  • ?Adelophthalmus raniceps Goldenberg, 1873 – Carboniferous, Saarbrücken, Germ.
  • Adelophthalmus sellardsi (Dunbar, 1924) – Permian, Elmo, Kansas
  • Adelophthalmus sievertsi (Størmer, 1969) – Devonian, Willwerath, Germ.
  • Adelophthalmus waterstoni (Tetlie et al., 2004) – Devonian, Kimberley, Australia
  • Adelophthalmus wilsoni (Woodward, 1888) – Carboniferous, Radstock, England
  • Adelophthalmus zadrai Přibyl, 1952 – Carboniferous, Moravo-Silesia
  • References

    Adelophthalmus Wikipedia


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