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Hi All, I found this specimen in northern Missouri many years ago around when I was eight - and recently rediscovered it while going through my childhood rock collection. The creek I found it in cuts through the Marmaton group. It's about 2 cm at it's widest (marks in mm). I guess my first question is if it's actually a trilobite pygidium and secondly if there's any chance of an identification with as much damage as it's received? 1: 2: 3: Thanks! - James
I was fortunate to be able to take two trips recently to the Marmaton group in Northern Missouri and wanted to share my trip report with the forum. It's hard to find information on the Marmaton in Missouri, and I struggled with the geology and understanding what members within the Marmaton I was seeing, but I had a great time non the less. I grew up in this region and have some ‘insiders’ information on a few spots I wanted to check out just from spending time running around the countryside as a kid. The first was in a local creek in the township I grew up in that contains concreti
I recently got to do some hunting in northern Missouri, Marmaton group and found a few large phosphatic concretions. Within one was this specimen that I am trying to identify. I am wondering if it looks like a Solenochilus sp. to anyone beside me? There may not be enough of the specimen present to determine a species ID, but I figured I'd take a shot for the sake of labeling. Thanks,