Very Rare Wenlock Trilobite Encrinurus tuberculatus

Encrinurus tuberculatus

Trilobite Order Asaphida, Family Encrinuridae

Geological Time: Middle Silurian

Size: 53 mm if fully prone

Fossil Site: Wenlock Shale, Wren’s Nest, Castle Hill, Dudley, UK

Encrinurus tuberculatusDescription: Description: No eye stalks or thoracic spine, but otherwise in a state of beautiful preservation. Another example of these rare and highly collectable Dudley trilobites. The site is now a candidate for the designation of a World Heritage Site.

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