1.15" Gravicalymene arcuata Trilobite - United Kingdom

 
 
This is a 1.15" long Gravicalymene arcuata from the Dolihir Formation near Corwen, North Wales. Comes with an acrylic display stand.

Trilobites were a very diverse group of extinct marine arthropods. They first appeared in the fossil record in the Early Cambrian (521 million years ago) and went extinct during the Permian mass extinction (250 million years ago). They were one of the most successful of the early animals on our planet with over 25k described species, filling nearly every evolutionary niche. Due in large part to a hard exoskeleton (shell), they left a excellent fossil record.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Gravicalymene arcuata
LOCATION
Cywyd Forest, Corwen, North Wales, United Kingdom
FORMATION
Dolihir Formation
SIZE
1.15" long
ITEM
#121369
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