The Eurypterida of New York/Volume 2/Explanations of plates/Plate 6

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PLATE 6

Eurypterus remipes Dekay
Page 161
See plates 2–5, 7, 8

1 Ventral side of carapace. Shows the split between carapace and marginal shield of underside, through which the animal probably emerged in molting; also the median suture of the marginal shield, and the immature female genital appendage of the operculum. Natural size
2 A half doublure or marginal shield of carapace. × 2. Shows entire inner and outer margins and sculpturing
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Jerusalem hill, N. Y.
3 Carapace with attached first tergite. Natural size. Shows typical outline of mature carapace, beveled margin, open slit between carapace and first tergite; and posterior doublure of first segment
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Cranes Corners, N. Y.
4 Carapace with attached first tergite. × 2. Shows visual surface of right compound eye, ocelli, ornamentation of carapace and tergite, fulcra of posterior margin of carapace
5 Small carapace with first tergite. × 3. Preserved in partial relief. Shows the impression of the marginal shield of the underside with its median suture, the relatively great size of the lateral eyes [comp. fig. 3], and the transverse row of longer scales along the posterior margins of the first tergite
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Jerusalem hill, N. Y.
6 Carapace preserved approximately in original relief, in a porous dolomite. Shows the glabellalike median ridge of the posterior portion and the prominence of the ocellar mound. From a gutta-percha squeeze. × 3
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Morganville, Genesee co., N. Y.
7 Portion of right half of operculum with male appendage. × 3
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Cranes Corners, N. Y.
8 Ventral side of young individual, × 2½. Shows form and arrangement of young limbs and metastoma
Horizon and locality. Bertie waterlime. Jerusalem hill, N. Y.

All from photographs of which the originals are in the State Museum

Memoir 14. N.Y.State Museum. Plate 6.
The Eurypterida of New York plate 6.jpg
J.A.Glenn phot. J.B.Lyon Co. State Printer.