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Proetida, Brachymetopidae

Brachymetopus n. sp.

Lodgepole Formation, Kinderhookian

Lower Mississippian (within basal 3 foot contact with underlying Devonian Three Forks Fm.

Centenial Range, Fremont County, Idaho

As far as I know it is the only known complete specimen in existence. Pretty incredible bug! It is about 1cm long with a matrix of 5.5 x 8.5cm

Eofallotaspis sp.

Montenegro Mbr. of the Campito Formation

Eofallotaspis abundance zone

Lower Cambrian

Montezuma Range Nevada

Probably the earliest trilobite in NA, about 1 inch

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Yes, the

Brachymetopidae are cool in that way with all the little tubercules and such ornamenting the body. These are cool bugs in my book also!

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Thanks everyone, glad you enjoyed the post it is fun sharing our treasures with each other!

Agreed! I thoroughly enjoy seeing everyone's finds! BTW, very nice bugs!

Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.
-Albert Einstein


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