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Trilobite Estaingia bilobata -0

Trilobite Estaingia bilobata


Trilobite Estaingia bilobata

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Rare to find, this is a great example of one of the oldest forms of trilobite in the world. Over half a billion years old, this specimen is always found compressed in the matrix. The cephalon is clear as is the thorax and pygidium.

Dimensions of matrix: 70mm length, 50mm wide. Specimen is 15mm x 12mm

Genus: Estaingia bilobata

Age: Middle Cambrian, 520 million years old

Matrix: Limestone

Location: Big Gully, Shoal Bay, Kangaroo Island, South Australia

Additional information

Weight 0.5 kg