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Wheeler Shale Trilobite ID?


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Hello everyone,


I was looking at my collection of Wheeler Shale Elrathia trilobites and noticed one that looked different from the rest. It's cheeks look more elongated and pointy.



Could this be a different species?








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I would say possibly a Modocia laevinucha


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It's not a Modocia.  It's an Elrathia with a displaced cheek / genal spine.




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