Calymene


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Ca`lym´e`ne


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of trilobites characteristic of the Silurian age.
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Calymene accipitrina Phillips, 1841, Upper Devonian Pilton Beds, England.
|| The While it does not stock the Dudley Bug itself (Calymene blumenbachii), it does sell similar trilobites such as flexicalymene from Morocco, which is a close relative of the Dudley Bug.
Rock of ages: The unique antique gold brooch with the Silurian trilobite Calymene as centrepiece.
Shaped like a huge Calymene, Fortey reveals that guests would be able to dine under the glabella - a part of the cranium - and learn history under the thorax.
The most famous local fossil is Calymene blumenbachii, otherwise known as the Dudley Bug.
This type, with the scientific name Calymene blumenbachii, is a famous one found in the limestones around Dudley and it became known as the "Dudley Bug".
Palaeontologist Mr Colin Reid, who is also the town's museum manager, said: "The Dudley Bug, known as Calymene blumenbachii, was a sort of marine wood louse which lived 425million years ago.
Several trilobites of the Ohesaare Formation, such as Calymene, had a suitable body size for the Cruziana isp.
The Dzvenygorod Fm represents open shelf facies conditions, as shown by the Dayia bohemica brachiopod, Calymene dnestroviana trilobite and Holacanthia socialis coral communities (all BA 3, the last one also BA 4).