Trilobite - On matrix - 3.2cm-long Ectillaenus sp. - 0.9×4.5×6 cm

Description
Trilobite - On matrix - 3.2cm-long Ectillaenus sp. - 0.9×4.5×6 cm
Darriwilian stage, Ordovician period

Offered is a rare complete specimen of a possibly new species of Ectillaenus from a classical Ordovician locality, originally described by a British colonial-era palaeontologist (Reed) in Southwest China found near the border with Myanmar.

Species: Ectillaenus sp. indet.
Locality: Baoshan, Yunnan province, China
Age: Darriwilian stage, Ordovician period
Geological Context: Didymograptus artus biozone, Shihtien formation

The specimen has a crack glued (through the cephalon) and I prepared it thereafter using pneumatic microchisels.

Lot details
Specimen
Trilobite
Object
On matrix
Scientific name
3.2cm-long Ectillaenus sp.
Geological Period
Darriwilian stage, Ordovician period
Condition
Repaired
Treatment
Stabilised
Dimensions
0.9×4.5×6 cm
Weight
71.9 g
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