Cryptolithus Ordovician Trinucleid Trilobite

Cryptolithus supestes

Trilobites Order Asaphida, Family Trinucleidae

Geological Time: Ordovician Upper Llanvirn, Llandeilan stage

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 10 mm long by 9 mm wide with an 8 mm by 10 mm partial on a 57 mm by 37 mm matrix

Fossil Site: Dulas Brook, Builth Wells, Powys, United Kingdom

Code: UKT038

Price: $50.00

Cryptolithus Ordovician Trinucleid TrilobiteDescription: Well-preserved example of a member of the Order Asaphida, Family Trinucleidae. The trilobite presumably hovered at the seafloor, using its legs to kick up particulates which then passed through the cephalic ring. The ring can be clearly sen in the partial example on this matrix plaque..

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