Radnoria Silurian Trilobite from New York

Radnoria sp.

Trilobites Order Proetida, Family Brachymetopidae

Geological Time: Silurian

Size: Trilobite: 16 mm

Fossil Site: Rochester Shale Formation, Middleport, New York

RadnoriaDescription: This trilobite is a member of the Order Proetida, Family Brachymetopidae from the Silurian Clinton Group Rochester Formation deposits near Rochester, New York, known as Radnoria. These small trilobites are not very common; complete specimens are even less often seen. This one has tightly attached librigenae, and is quite 3-D in preservation, positioned near the edge of this fine shale matrix plaque.

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