Arctinurus boltoni

Trilobites Order Lichida, Superfamily Lichoidea, Family Lichidae
Geologic Age: Silurian
Trilobite is 135 mm long
Rochester Shale Formation, Middleport, New York
Remarks: Arctinurus boltoni is an American trilobite icon, sometimes called the emperor of North American trilobites. Particularly note how is the entire exeskeleton is covered with tubercles, even the spines, a characteristic often observed in lichid trilobites.

Also see: American Trilobites







Arctinurus boltoni  LichidaTrilobite from New York US

Note theextensive tubercles that cover the Artinurus trilobite exoskeleton:

Arctinurus boltoni Trilobite

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