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Ash

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Heya guys, here's a trilobite i found waaay back just after new years (was on the 2nd or 3rd of January, 2nd i think..). Only got around to fully splitting it on Saterday. I like how it looks.

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Cheers,

Ash.

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... I like how it looks.

Me too! That is a great natural frame...really cool.

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Very Cool, Ash!

Nice find.

I see parts of some others on there as well.

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Did you find it at Beetle Creek?

Here is another example of Xystridura templetonensis missing both free cheeks. Congrats on finding a great example!

 

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figure from:

 

McNamara, K.J. (1981)

Paedomorphosis in Middle Cambrian xystridurine trilobites from northern Australia.

Alcheringa, 5:209-223

 

 

 

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Wonderful!

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It is from Beetle Creek, I never looked into species. You may perhaps have it there, thanks!

"Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe" - Saint Augustine

"Those who can not see past their own nose deserve our pity more than anything else."

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