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Possible trilobite found by Viola!!!

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Monica

Hello once again!

 

Viola and I went to a new location for a little fossil-hunting this afternoon, and we think that she may have found a rough-looking trilobite - what do you think?

 

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We found it by Mimico Creek in Toronto (Georgian Bay Formation, Upper Ordovician).

 

It's in a massive piece of rock so if it is indeed a trilobite then we'll have to find a way to cut the rock to save only her little treasure :)

 

Thanks in advance!

 

Monica

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FossilDudeCO

I think that is a trilobite!!

HUGE CONGRATS!!!

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ranitomeya

Very nice!  Mímico creek is a great location wish I lived closer.  Great find!

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abyssunder

It looks like a Flexicalymene.

 

Well, piranha said it. :)

 

piranha said it

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Monica
2 minutes ago, piranha said:

You found a ventral Flexicalymene.  It has a misleading appearance of a spiny trilobite.

This inverted photo better illustrates the characteristic glabellar lobes of Flexicalymene.

 

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Hooray!!!  So I made an accurate prediction in the poem I wrote about Viola during @ynot's and @GeschWhat's recent poetry contest - that Viola would find a Flexicalymene sp.!!!  Now all we have to do is find a way to cut the rock that it's within, otherwise I suppose Viola can just keep it as a piece of floor decor in her room :P

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Ludwigia

Congratulations to you both!

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Kane

:yay-smiley-1::megdance::trilosurprise::trilo: way to go, Viola!

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GeschWhat

Yay, Viola!!!!:yay-smiley-1:

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JohnBrewer

Great find Viola! :dinothumb::trilo::trilowalk::raindance:

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fifbrindacier
On ‎23‎/‎04‎/‎2017 at 1:26 AM, abyssunder said:

It looks like a Flexicalymene.

 

Well, piranha said it. :)

 

piranha said it

piranha said it.

Viva Viola :yay-smiley-1:

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