Temporal range: Silurian–Devonian
Pterygotus anglicus reconstruction.jpg
An artist's illustration of Pterygotus anglicus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Merostomata
Family: Pterygotidae
Genus: Pterygotus
Agassiz, 1839
Species: P. anglicus
Type species
Pterygotus anglicus
Agassiz, 1844
Pterygotus was an arthropod from the Silurian. That was as big as a crocodile it hid under the sands preying on what ever comes close to it it heavy built and Was about 3 meters long