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- Object Name: Eurypterid
- Object Name: Fossil
- ObjectNumber: 000507
- Summary: A fossil Eurypterid identified as Pterygotus problematicus from Ludlow.
- Description: The specimen is a fossil eurypterid called Pterygotus problematicus and is incomplete and preserved in a lime mud matrix. The fossil has a ragged tooth-like appearence which is the exoskeleton of the sea scorpion. The fossil is darker than the limestone but has been weathered away. CB
- Field Collection Place: Ludlow, Shropshire, England, UK
- Geological Complex:
- Pterygotus problematicus Agassiz
- Associated Period:
- Silurian - Ludlow (upper)
- For more information contact: Dudley Museums Service