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  • Shantungia liui (Ren et al, 2017)


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    • This is an incredibly rare and colorful Chinese trilobite, and the crown jewel of my collection. 

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Arthropoda
    Class: Trilobita
    Order: Lichida
    Family: Damesellidae
    Genus: Shantungia
    Species: S. liui
    Author Citation (Ren et al, 2017)

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Paleozoic
    Period: Cambrian
    Epoch: Middle
    International Age: Guzhangian

    Stratigraphy

    Kushan Formation

    Provenance

    Acquired by: Purchase/Trade

    Location

    Shandong
    China

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    This is an incredibly rare and colorful Chinese trilobite, and the crown jewel of my collection. 



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    Kane

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    Very nice! But it deserves more photos from the side as well to provide additional diagnostic visual details. 

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    MarcusFossils

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    8 minutes ago, Malcolmt said:

    Absolutely Amazing....

     

     

    Agreed! This bug is the crown jewel of my collection 

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    MarcusFossils

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    Just now, Malcolmt said:

    Kevin did a good job

     

    Yes, fantastic! 

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