The enigmatic Silurian fossil Bunodella horridaMatthew, 1889 was originally described as a crustacean (Matthew, 1889). B. horrida was later included with the pseudoniscid synziphosurines by Størmer (1955) in the Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. BunodellaMatthew, 1889 was subsequently dismissed as a merostome in later treatments (Eldredge, 1974; Anderson and Selden, 1997). However, the type and only known specimen (Fig. 1), housed in the New Brunswick Museum (NBMG), has not been re-studied since Matthew's initial description. Reexamination of this fossil has led us to interpret it as the partial coxa of a pterygotid...
THE PRESUMED SYNZIPHOSURAN BUNODELLA HORRIDA MATTHEW, 1889 (SILURIAN; CUNNINGHAM CREEK FORMATION, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA) IS A EURYPTERID
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RANDALL F. MILLER, O. ERIK TETLIE; THE PRESUMED SYNZIPHOSURAN BUNODELLA HORRIDA MATTHEW, 1889 (SILURIAN; CUNNINGHAM CREEK FORMATION, NEW BRUNSWICK, CANADA) IS A EURYPTERID. Journal of Paleontology 2007;; 81 (3): 588–590. doi: https://doi.org/10.1666/05127.1
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