Here is a nice juvenile specimen of Isotelus gigas from the world famous Walcott-Rust Quarry of New York. This is a complete trilobite with just 1 crack in the middle and super skin quality. It is a well articulated and with minimum restorations on head mainly .The bug shows fine details and nice pores on the body - This is a nice trilobites sample of Isotelus gigas trilobite from the iconic Walcott-Rust Quarry. This is one of of the most historic trilobite collecting localities in USA. It was discovered by paleontologist Charles Doolittle Walcott along with William Rust back in 1870.
Isotelus gigas (Dekay, 1824)
Rust Formation, Trenton group
Walcott - Rust Quarry
Trenton Falls, New York, U.S.A.
juvenile Ordovician trilobite Isotelus gigas from Walcott Rust Quarry
size: trilobite 3 cm slab 13 cm x 7,5 cm
restorations: broken section with restorations, 1 glued part...
preparator: Alex Zagar