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Trilobite Identification


gdadeppo   14-11-2018 at 01:42

gdadeppo
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Registered: 27-07-2013
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Hello,

I've found this beautiful trilobite .
The found-location is Resteigne (BE). Can anyone help with a identification?

Greetings, Gerard


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fifbrindacier   15-11-2018 at 19:46

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Can you tell us what age it is ?

 
FossilDude   15-11-2018 at 19:55

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quote:
fifbrindacier schreef:
Can you tell us what age it is ?


Resteigne is Eifelian (Middle Devonian) in age.

Cheers,
Johan

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Lugo   15-11-2018 at 21:47

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With only part of the pygidium visible, it is difficult to identify this trilobite.
But very likely this fragment belongs to a specimen of the genus Gerastos.

Best regards

Lugo

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