Flexicalymene meeki Trilobite

Name: Flexicalymene meeki

Trilobites Order: Phacopida, Family: Calymenidae

Geologic Time: Ordovician

Size: 31 mm

Fossil Site: Richmond Formation, Arnheim Member, Mount Orab, Ohio

Flexicalymene meekiFlexicalymene meeki is a Calymenid trilobite (Order: Phacopida; Family: Calymenidae) coming from the Ordovician Richmond Formation strata of Mount Orab, Ohio. This is a fine prone example whose coloration contrasts well with the shale matrix. It is the softness of the shale which allows these specimens to be prepared in all their splendor.

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