Name: Pittsfordipterus.
Phonetic: Pits-ford-ip-teh-rus.
Classification: Arthropoda,‭ ‬Chelicerata,‭ ‬Eurypterida.
Diet: Carnivore‭?
Size: Roughly estimated about 6 centimetres long.
Known locations: USA,‭ ‬New York‭ ‬-‭ ‬Vernon Shale Formation.
Time period: Pridoli of the Silurian.
Fossil representation: Partial remains.

       Pittsfordipterus is a genus of eurypterid that lived in North America during the late Silurian.

Further reading
- A recurrent Pittsford (Salina) fauna. - New York State Museum Bulletin: 205–222. - Rudolf Ruedemann - 1921.
- Phylogeny and palaeoecology of the Adelophthalmoidea (Arthropoda; Chelicerata; Eurypterida). - Journal of Systematic Palaeontology. 6 (2): 237–249. - O. Erik Tetlie & Markus Poschmann - 2008.
- Cope's Rule and Romer's theory: patterns of diversity and gigantism in eurypterids and Palaeozoic vertebrates. - Biology Letters. - James C. Lamsdell & Simon J. Braddy - 2009.


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