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Brontoscorpio anglicus Kjellesvig-Waering 1972 (scorpion)

Arachnida

PaleoDB taxon number: 286811

Full reference: E. N. Kjellesvig-Waering. 1972. Brontoscorpio anglicus: a gigantic lower Paleozoic scorpion from central England. Journal of Paleontology 46:39-42

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

Sister taxa: none

Type specimen: BMNH In.31405, a set of appendages (pedipalp free finger). Its type locality is Birmingham Water Works, Trimpley, which is in a Lochkovian terrestrial sandstone in the St. Maughans Formation of the United Kingdom.

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