Illaenus excellens (Holm, 1886) 4.4 cm - Russia - Ordovician
Illaenus excellens (Holm, 1886). This trilobite was found in the Asery Level, Vilpovitsy quarry, St. Petersburg region, Russia
Dates to the Middle Ordovician Period.
Size: Trilobite - 4.4 cm x 2.3 cm.
Matrix: 8.5 cm x 7.5 cm x 2.2 cm
The hard calcite exoskeleton shows up nicely against the lighter limestone matrix.
Please note that these Russian trilobites always have a small amount of restoration, this trilobite has approximately 4-5% restoration.
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