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A new specimen of the Carboniferous trigonotarbid arachnid Maiocercus celticus (Pocock 1902) from Lancashire, UK



Jason A. Dunlop & Carl. A. Horrocks
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Manchester, Manchester M13 9PL, UK


A new specimen of the fossil arachnid Maiocercus celticus (Pocock 1902) (Arachnida: Trigonotarbida), from the Upper Carboniferous (Westphalian A) Coal Measures of Westhoughton, Lancashire UK is described. The taxonomy of Maiocercus celticus is revised and a new reconstruction is presented.

Proceedings of the Yorkshire Geological Society, 51, 23-31 (1996)

Author's comments:

Watch this space for a full description of the Westhoughton fauna. It's really very good.
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