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  • Extremely Rare Dictyella longispina


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    • A complete specimen of the trilobite wasn't known for more than 70 years after the Dictyella genus was established by Kobayashi in 1933.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Trilobita
    Order: Asaphida
    Family: Asaphidae
    Genus: Dictyella
    Species: D. longispina
    Author Citation Zhou, 1977

    Geological Time Scale

    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Cambrian
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Stage 10

    Stratigraphy

    Sandu Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Guole, Jingxi, Guangxi
    Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region
    China

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    A complete specimen of the trilobite wasn't known for more than 70 years after the Dictyella genus was established by Kobayashi in 1933.



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    MarcusFossils

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    1 minute ago, Kane said:

    Wow! Very nice! Kudos on this acquisition, for sure. :dinothumb::trilo:

     

    Thanks Kane! :)

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    Wrangellian

    Posted · Report

    Problems:

    Cambrian isn't in the Cenozoic

    " wasn't known for most than 70 years " grammar

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    Wrangellian

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    I know he knows too, but had to point it out somehow ;)

    What about the "most than"?

    btw feel free to delete my comments after mistakes are fixed

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    MarcusFossils

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    43 minutes ago, Kane said:

    Fixed. I know Marc knows it isn't Cenozoic. Just a dropdown error.

     

    11 minutes ago, Wrangellian said:

    I know he knows too, but had to point it out somehow ;)

    What about the "most than"?

    btw feel free to delete my comments after mistakes are fixed

     

    Sorry guys, I'm working on a small phone typing with a tiny keyboard..I'll watch my clumsy thumbs! 

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    Fossil-Hound

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    Marc this is a really awesome looking trilobite. Congratulations on the acquisition.

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    MarcusFossils

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    4 minutes ago, Fossil-Hound said:

    Marc this is a really awesome looking trilobite. Congratulations on the acquisition.

     

    Thank you! 

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