Silurian Encrinuroides Trilobite from China

Encrinuroides enshiensis

Trilobite Order Phacopida, Family Encrinuridae

Geological Time: Silurian

Size: Trilobite is 18 mm long

Fossil Site: Xiushang Formation, Shantong Province, China

Encrinuroides enshiensis trilobiteDescription: Presented is an excellent example of this Cheirurina, Phacopid type trilobite. Note the pustulose appearance. While it us slightly disarticulated, it is nearly complete. Several partial examples are also to be seen with it just above the cephalon .

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