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Gigantoscorpio
Temporal range: Carboniferous
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Class: Arachnida
Order: Scorpiones
Suborder: Holosternina
Superfamily: Gigantoscorpionoidea
Family: Gigantoscorpionidae
Genus: Gigantoscorpio
Stormer, 1963
Species: G. willsi
Binomial name
Gigantoscorpio willsi
Stormer, 1963

Gigantoscorpio is an extinct genus of scorpion which existed during the Carboniferous between 346.7 million and 330.9 million years ago. Its type specimen is BMNH In. 42706a,b, In. 42707, which is a 3D body fossil of its exoskeleton found near modern-day United Kingdom.

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