Trilobite: Solenopleura acadica Whiteaves

Colour image of fossilized animal with hard shell stripes

Trilobite: Solenopleura acadica Whiteaves, Cambrian, Porter Brook, New Brunswick, Collector: G.F. Matthew, c. 1880. Trilobites were part of an ‘Explosion of Life’ in the Middle Cambrian Period. During this time most of the major groups of animals that now exist first appeared.

Collector: G.F. Matthew
New Brunswick Museum
c. 1880
Trilobite length 2.5 cm
NBMG 6041
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