Sunday, August 18, 2013

Isotelus maximus Trilobite Fossil

These trilobite fossils are called Isotelus maximus.  The fossil dates to the late Ordovician Period. It is Ohio's state fossil. It was found in the Cincinnatian Series of Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

On display at Cincinnati Museum Center as of August 2013. The enrolled specimen (below) is labeled with accession number IP70253.