Rare Tennessee Trilobite Paciphacops birdsongensis

Name: Paciphacops birdsongensis

Class Trilobita, Trilobite Class Phacopida, Family Phacopidae

Geological Time: Lower Devonian

Size: 30 mm along curve

Fossil Site: Birdsong Formation, Benton County, Tennessee

Description: A somewhat rare trilobite species from a state not known for trilobites. This one is fully inflated, and has wonderful preservation. The pygidium is fully intact and slightly tucked under.

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