Paleontological Journal

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 470–475 | Cite as

New species of the genus Adelophthalmus (Eurypterida, Chelicerata) found in the Middle Devonian of Khakassia

  • E. S. ShpinevEmail author


Two new eurypterid species, Adelophthalmus kamyshtensis sp. nov. and Adelophthalmus dubius sp. nov., are described from the Middle Devonian of Khakassia. The new species are among the earliest known members of the genus Adelophthalmus and the earliest members of this genus known outside Europe and North America.


Eurypterida Adelophthalmidae Adelophthalmus Middle Devonian Siberia Asia Khakassia 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Borissiak Paleontological InstituteRussian Academy of SciencesMoscowRussia

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