Exquisite Nevadia weeksi Lower Cambrian Trilobite
Part and Counterpart

Nevadia weeksi

(Walcott, 1910)

Trilobites Order Redlichiida, Suborder Olenellina, Superfamily Fallotaspidoidea, Family Nevadiidae

Geological Time: Lower Cambrian

Size (25.4mm=1 inch): 50 mm on a 280 mm x 270 mm plate pair

Fossil Site: Montenegro Member of the Campito Formation, Esmeralda County, Nevada

NevadiaDescription: This is a beautiful and most aesthetically preserved positive and negative Nevadia weeksi, a very spinous genus for the early Cambrian period. The specimen is mid-sized for the species. It is virtually 100% intact, with absolutely no enhancement, repairs or reconstruction. As you can see, it would make a wonderful centerpiece for any western states trilobite collection.

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