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Branchioscorpio richardsoni Kjellesvig-Waering 1986 (scorpion)

Arachnida - Branchioscorpionoidea - Branchioscorpionidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 286876

Full reference: E. N. Kjellesvig-Waering. 1986. A restudy of the fossil Scorpionida of the world. Palaeontographica Americana 55:1-287

Belongs to Branchioscorpio according to J. A. Dunlop et al. 2013

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: FMNH PE 6176, an exoskeleton. Its type locality is Cottonwood Canyon (FMNH excavation), which is in a Lochkovian estuary/bay siliciclastic in the Beartooth Butte Formation of Wyoming.