Olenellus chiefensis

Trilobites Order Redlichiida, Suborder Olenellina, Superfamily Olenelloidea, Family Olenellidae
Geologic Age: Early Cambrian
Trilobite is 23 mm long
C- Shale, Combined Metals Member, Pioche Shale Formation, Lincoln County, Nevada
Remarks: Note the crescent-shaped Holochroal Eyes that Riccardo Livi-Setti so aptly described them as “medallion” shaped calcite wafers.

Also see: American Trilobites Trilobite Eyes






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