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Agkistrodon

Hey everyone, found this trilobite today and was wondering if an ID on the species level is possible. Just some background information, this was found at Beltzville Lake in Carbon Co PA. I believe this to be the Devonian Mahantango Formation. Thanks in advance for all the advice!

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Kane

My guess would be Greenops boothi

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Peat Burns

Or possibly Bellacartwrightia?

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Fossildude19

Can we get a picture looking directly down on the trilobite? It might help with ID-ing this specimen. 

 

This oblique angle is hard to judge.  :(

 

 

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Kane
5 minutes ago, Peat Burns said:

Or possibly Bellacartwrightia?

Could be! Tough to tell as this one is a bit worn. If it is, then there should be a spine on the occipital ring (but that looks like it would have worn off). Now that Tim has adjusted the image, the cephalic border may be wide enough to be a Bella. :headscratch:

 

And those are some long lappets!

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Agkistrodon

Even from above still looks a bit on an angle, just the way it is distorted.

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Bone guy

Nature likes to throw some optical illusions sometimes. 

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Monica

@piranha will know...

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