Erieopterus

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Erieopterus
Temporal range: Silurian
The Eurypterida of New York plate 20.jpg
2-10 E. microphthalmus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Eurypterida
Genus: Erieopterus
Kjellesvig-Waering, 1958

Erieopterus is a genus of prehistoric eurypterid found in Silurian to Devonian-aged marine strata of Europe and North America.

Species[edit]

    • Erieopterus eriensis (Whitfield, 1882) — Silurian, USA
    • Erieopterus hypsophthalmus Kjellesvig-Waering, 1958 — Silurian, USA
    • ?Erieopterus laticeps (Schmidt, 1883) — Silurian, Norway
    • Erieopterus latus Ruedemann, 1935 — Devonian, USA
    • ?Erieopterus limuloides (Kjellesvig-Waering, 1948) — Silurian, USA
    • Erieopterus microphthalmus (Hall, 1859) — Devonian, USA & Canada
    • ?Erieopterus phillipsensis Copeland, 1971 — Silurian. Canada
    • ?Erieopterus statzi Størmer, 1936 —Devonian, Germany
    • ?Erieopterus turgidus Stumm & Kjellesvig-Waering, 1962 — Silurian, USA

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