Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Arctinurus boltoni Trilobite Fossil

This trilobite fossil was on display at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York city in July 2018. The trilobite fossil is named Arctinurus boltoni (Bigsby, 1825). It was found in the Rochester Shale of Middleport, New York, USA and dates to the Silurian Period. Accession number is Fl-78841. Donated by Fred Barber and Ray Meyer.

The museum's trilobite exhibit was made possible by Dr. Martin Shugar, M.D. and Andy Secher who are also editors for the AMNH trilobite web site.