Estaingia bilobata

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Estaingia bilobata
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Estaingia bilobata
Lower Cambrian Emu Shale
Kangaroo Island, South Australia
© Dave Simpson
Conservation status
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Ptychopariida
Family: Estaingiidae
Genus: Estaingia
Species: E. bilobata
Binomial name
Estaingia bilobata
(Pocock, 1964)
Synonyms
  • Hsuaspis bilobata

Estaingia bilobata is a species of trilobite from the lower Cambrian period. Their fossils are found chiefly in Australia.

References[edit]

  • Hagadorn, J.W. (2002). "Burgess Shale-type Localities: The global picture". In Bottjer, D.J., W. Etter, J.W. Hagadorn & C.M. Tang, eds. Exceptional Fossil Preservation -- A Unique View on the Evolution of Marine Life. Columbia University Press. ISBN 0231102542. 
  • Greg Edgecombe and the Australian Museum. "Australian Trilobites: A Species List and Bibliography". Retrieved August 23, 2005. 
  • Sam Gon III. "A guide to the Orders of Trilobites". Retrieved August 23, 2005. 
  • Nedin, C. (1995). "The Emu Bay Shale, a Lower Cambrian fossil Lagerstätte, Kangaroo Island, South Australia". Memoirs of the Association of Australasian Palaeontologists 18: 31–40. 
  • Simpson, Dave. "Trilobites of South Australia". Retrieved August 23, 2005.