Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5006
Fossil Type:Trilobite
Fossil Description:Trilobite in matrix (black Utica shale) trace
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Medium
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Subphylum:Schizoramia
Superclass:Arachnomorpha
Class:Trilobita
Subclass:Librostoma
Order:Ptychopariida
Suborder:Olenina
Family:Olenidae
Scientific Name (Genus species):Triarthrus eatoni (Hall), aka Brongniartia eatoni
Era/Period:Paleozoic/Devonian (or Ordovician)
Epoch/Age:Middle Devonian/Givetian (or Upper Ordovician)
MYA:About 390 (384-392)
Discovery Location (Water, Land):Stream edges
Discovery Location (City, ST):Danube, NY, USA
Discovery Location (County):Herkimer
Deepest Formation:Utica (Marcellus)
Color:Dark grey or black with white highlights
Dimensions:1.2"Lx0.7"W
Comments:Trace fossil of body (thorax) only. Matrix (7.0"Lx3.75"W). Some water wear.
Collector Name:RLD
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