Just look at the detail in this plate collected and cleaned by World Famous Fossil Expert, Markus Martin.
This is a museum quality bi-valved arthropod Burgess Shale Type Isoxys from the Wheeler Shale of Millard County Utah. This is a great fossil that exhibits superb detail and it consists of the positive and negative of the creature head shield. Please look closely at the exquisite detail.
Here is a very desirable Burgess Shale Type Isoxys from the Cambrian Period. They lived, thrived, and became extinct Millions of years before the age of dinosaurs! This was found and prepared by fossil expert Markus Marin. Because of his vast knowledge and skill this Rare animal half from Utah is prepared beautifully.
Markus is known world over because of his knowledge of these fossils. Because he has been digging in the deposits of Cambrian Utah for many years and has a vast knowledge of these fossils.
This is a Cambrian Burgess Shale Type Isoxys arthropod fossil. The Phyllocarid Branchiocaris were crustaceans with top shell that covers the head and thorax. Complete Phyllocarids have a segmented abdomen like tail that ends with three prongs called a telson.
This is a wonderful Burgess Shale Type Isoxys segment. I wish it was complete but it is rare. But this is an exceptional part of the carapace that exhibits superb detail.
It is 1 3/4 inch on a piece of gray matrix 2 3/4 by 2. It is presented in a brown cardboard box with a top and the fossils are set in high density foam. You get the positive and negative piece.
Here is a quite rare and very desirable crustacean from the Cambrian Period. They lived, thrived, and became extinct MILLIONS of years before the age of dinosaurs!