Isotelus Maximus Trilobite Replica

Isotelus Maximus Trilobite Replica

$150.00

Description

Isotelus Maximus Trilobite Replica measures 15×11 inches. The Isotelus Maximus Trilobite Replica is Museum quality Polyurethane resins. Made in USA. Location: Southwestern Ohio Age: Late Ordovician Giant phacops of late Ordivicon Ohio. Isotelus is a genus of asaphid trilobites from the middle and upper Ordovician period, fairly common in the Northeastern United States, northwest Manitoba, southwestern Quebec and southeastern Ontario.

Manitoba, southwestern Quebec and southeastern Ontario. One species, Isotelus rex, is currently the world’s largest trilobite ever found as a complete fossil.

A specimen of Isotelus rex, from Churchill, Manitoba, is the largest complete trilobite ever found. Discovered by Dave Rudkin (Royal Ontario Museum), Robert Elias (University of Manitoba), Graham Young (Manitoba Museum) and Edward Dobrzanske (Manitoba Museum) in 1999, it measures 28 in. in length, 16 in. in maximum width (across the cephalon) and 3 in. in maximum height (at the posterior midpoint of the cephalon).

Additional information

Weight 5 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11 in
Isotelus Maximus Trilobite For Sale

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: †Trilobita
Order: †Asaphida
Family: †Asaphidae
Genus: †Isotelus
Conservation Status: Extinct

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