Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5000
Fossil Type:Trilobite
Fossil Description:Trilobite in matrix (repaired) complete
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Very Large
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Schizoramia
Superclass:Arachnomorpha
Class:Trilobita
Order:Redlichiida
Suborder:Olenellina
Superfamily:Olenelloidea
Family:Holmiidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Cambropallas telesto (Geyer, 1993), aka Andalusiana telesto
Era/Period:Paleozoic/Cambrian
Epoch/Age:Early-Middle Cambrian/Botomian
MYA:About 520 (519-524) or about 550
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Anti-Atlas or Atlas Mountains
Discovery Location (City, ST):Morocco, Northwest Africa
Deepest Formation:Jbel Wawrmast (Tissafinian Stage)
Color:Brown
Dimensions:5.375"L x 3.875"W
Comments:Purchased, not found. Complete and in fair (repaired) condition. It could be from Lower Cambrian about 550mya. Commonly faked, this fossil is at least 60% real.
Collector Name:RLD
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