Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5001
Fossil Type:Trilobite
Fossil Description:Trilobite in matrix (grey Wheeler shale) complete
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Schizoramia
Superclass:Arachnomorpha
Class:Trilobita
Subclass:Librostoma
Order:Ptychopariida
Suborder:Ptychopariina
Superfamily:Ptychopariacea/Ptychoparioidea
Family:Alokistocaridae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Elrathia kingii (Meek, 1870)
Era/Period:Paleozoic/Cambrian
Epoch/Age:Middle Cambrian
MYA:About 506 (499-513)
Discovery Location (Water, Land):House Range
Discovery Location (City, ST):Delta, UT, USA
Discovery Location (County):Millard
Deepest Formation:Wheeler (Weeks)
Color:Dark grey or black
Dimensions:1.00"Lx0.75"W
Comments:Purchased, not found. Complete and in good condition. Thorax has 13 segments, and pygidium has 4 axial rings. May have Anomalocaris bite marks.
Collector Name:RLD
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