TF0622
Calymene blumenbachi

Species

Calymene blumenbachi

Stratigraphic Range

Silurian

Taxonomy

Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Phacopida
Genus: Calymene

Distinctive Features

Cephalon
Thorax
Pygidium
Eyes

Preservation

External mould

Advanced notes

Calymene blumenbachi likely lived as a predatory or scavenging animal in shallow waters. Its good vision would have allowed it to identify suitable prey/food.

Scale bars

Scale bars in hand specimen photographs represent 1cm.

Collection