Ordovician Spanish Trilobite Eodalmanitina

Eodalmanitina destombesi

Trilobite Order Phacopida, Family Dalmanitidae

Geological Time: Ordovician, Lllandeilian Stage (~469 million years ago)

Size: Trilobite 47 mm

Fossil Site: Calzada de Calatrava, Castile La Mancha Province, Spain

Eodalmanitina destombesi Description: This part/counterpart trilobite specimen is preserved as limonite, a mineral that does not often preserve much detail. This one is an exception to the rule in that many details, including eye facets are preserved.

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