Albertella Trilobite from Cambrian Nevada

Albertella cf longwelli

Class Trilobita, Trilobite Order Corynexochida, Family Zacanthoididae

Geological Time: Middle to Upper Cambrian

Size: 27 mm

Fossil Site: Nye County, Nevada

Albertella cf longwelliAlbertella is an uncommon genus of the Order Corynexochida, Family Zacanthoididae, with detailed spines, a feature often not preserved intact. This one is a mature specimen with more flaring spines and different glabellar morphology than younger examples. Specimens are seldom found with this extent of completeness.

Also see: Trilobites of Nevada

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