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Trilobite: Bailiella walcotti (Matthew)


Colour image of black rock with three fossilized bumps
Trilobite: Bailiella walcotti (Matthew). Cambrian. Porter Road, New Brunswick. Collector: E. Landing and S. Westrop, c. 1997. New Brunswick Museum (NBMG 11019). Trilobite width 1.5 cm. George Matthew described this species of trilobite in the late 1800s. It was named for two of his colleagues, Loring Bailey Professor of Natural History and Chemistry at the University of New Brunswick, and Charles Doolittle Walcott, palaeontologist at the United States Geological Survey.