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V.—Two New Species of Eurypterus from the Coal-Measures of Ilkeston, Derbyshire

  • Henry Woodward


By the kindness of Mr. Henry A. Allen, F.G.S., of the Geological Survey of England, three examples of Eurypterus, in clay-iron-stone nodules, showing impression and counterpart, together with a fragment of a fourth example, all from the Coal-measures to the north - west of Ilkeston, have been most obligingly lent me for description by their discoverer, Dr. L. Moysey, M.A., of St. Moritz, Ilkeston Road, Nottingham.



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page 278 note 1 Trans. Roy. Soc. Edin., vol. xiii (1836), pt. 1, p. 280, pl. xii.

page 278 note 2 H. Woodward: Mon. Pal, Soc. Merostomata, 1872, pp. 133, 180, pls. xxv–xxvii and text-figs.

page 278 note 3 See Amer. Journ. Science, vol. xlvi (1868), p. 21; afterwards more fully illustrated and described by the same authors in the Reports Geol. Surv. Illinois, vol. iii (1868), p. 544.

page 278 note 4 Proc. Amer. Phil. Soc, vol. vii (1877), p. 621.

page 278 note 5 Second Geol. Surv. Pennsylvania: Report of Progress P.P.P., 1884.

page 278 note 6 H. Woodward: GEOL. MAG., 1887, pp. 481–484, Pl. XIII.

page 278 note 7 GEOL. MAG., 1888, pp. 419–421, Woodcut.

page 278 note 8 J. W. Salter: Quart, Journ. Geol. Soc, vol. xv (1859), p. 232, pl. x.

page 278 note 9 J. W. Salter: Quart. Journ. Geol. Soc, vol. xviii (1863), p. 346; vol. xix, pp. 78–79.

page 278 note 10 H. Woodward: GEOL. MAG., Vol. I (1864), p. 200, Pl. X, Fig. 3.

page 278 note 11 Fr. Schmidt, “Die Crustaceenfauna der Eurypteren-schichten von Rootziküll auf Oesel. Miscellanea silurica, iii”: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg (VII), vol. xxxi, No. 5, 1883.

page 279 note 1 Holm, E. J. G., “Ueber die Organisationen des Eurypterus Fischeri, Eichw.”: Mem. Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Pétersbourg, Phys.-Math. Cl. (VIII), vol. viii, No. 2, 80 pp., 10 pls., 1898.

page 279 note 2 Named in honour of the discoverer, Dr. L. Moysey, M.A., of St. Moritz, Ilkeston Road, Nottingham.

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