Olenellus fremonti Trilobite from Pioche Shale

Name: Olenellus (Mesonacis) fremonti

Class Trilobita, Trilobite Order Redlichiida, Suborder Olenellina, Superfamily Olenelloidea, Family Olenellidae


Geological Time: Lower Cambrian

Size: 29 mm

Fossil Site: Pioche Sale, Nevada

This trilobite is a member of Suborder Olenellina, Olenellidae. It is one of many Ollenelids coming from the lower Cambrian Pioche Shale of Nevada. The trilobite was named by Charles Walcott who explored the Pioche Shale in 1912.

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