Fossil Information (Phanerozoic Eon)

ID:5007
Fossil Type:Trilobite
Fossil Description:Trilobite in matrix (black Utica shale) complete
Status:Extinct
Relative Size:Large
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:White (in dark grey or black matrix)
Dimensions:1"W
Comments:Potentially complete, buried specimen. Head (cephalon) exposed. Matrix (10"Lx8"W). Also, 2.5"L (and smaller) crinoids. Also, have other half of matrix and other piece (9.5"Lx8"W and 4"Lx1.75"W).
Collector Name:RLD
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