Pennsylvania Cambrian Trilobite Paedeumias Trilobite

Paedeumias yorkensis Trilobite

(Resser & Howell)

Trilobite Order Redlichiida; Family Olenellidae

Geological Time: Lower Cambrian

Size: 16 mm

Fossil Site: Kinzer Formation, Delp Road, Lancaster Co., Pennsylvania

Paedeumias yorkensis TrilobiteDescription: A hard to find trilobite from a classic collecting locality in the Amish country of Pennsylvania. Importantly, members of Olenellina rank among the earliest trilobites in Cambrian statigraphy, dating to about 560 million years ago.

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