Bumastus

  • PE4420_label
    Creator: Nicole A. Karpus : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: PE4420 label
  • PE4420_fossil
    Creator: Nicole A. Karpus : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: PE4420 fossil
Catalog Number: PE 4420
Taxonomic Name: Bumastus
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Lot count: 1
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Corynexochida
Family: Styginidae
Identified By: Nancy Robertson
Period: Silurian
Earliest Age: Niagaran
Formation: Racine Dolomite - Port Byron Dolomite
Coordinates Available?: Yes
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Illinois
County: Cook
Township: Thornton
EMu IRN: 2266032
Occurrence ID: 635b0386-4575-4287-97f5-bc34feadab9d

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