Uncommon Radnoria Silurian Trilobite from New York

Name: Radnoria sp.

Trilobites; Order Proetida, Superfamily Aulacopleuroidea, Family Brachymetopidae

Geologic Time: Silurian

Size: 16 mm

Location: Rochester Shale Formation, Middleport, New York

Radnoria Silurian TrilobiteDescription: This trilobite is a member of the Order Proetida, Family Brachymetopidae from the Silurian Clinton Group Rochester Formation deposits near Rochester, New York, known as Radnoria. These small trilobites are not very common; complete specimens are even less often seen. This one has tightly attached librigenae, and is quite 3-D in preservation.

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