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Lepidoderma mazonense
Lepidoderma mazonense, a sea scorpion
ISM 14813

Lepidoderma mazonense is a member of an extinct group of arthropods called sea scorpions (eurypterids). The eurypterids were important predators in the oceans of the Pennsylvanian Period. The closest living relative of eurypterids are the spiders and scorpions. This animal was originally described from Mazon Creek.


Specimen #: 14813

Lepidoderma mazonense

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