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Ohio State Fossil:

Isotelus trilobite fossil at Smithsonian - click to see all state fossils
The largest Trilobite on display at the Smithsonian Natural History
museum is from Ohio! Photo by Mike Rupert on Flickr (used by permission).
See All state Fossils & Dinosaurs.

Isotelus (Trilobite)

See trilobite video below

Ohio designated the Isotelus trilobite as the official state fossil in 1985. Isotelus is an extinct arthropod that lived in Ohio about 440 million years ago. It is the largest known trilobite.

Trilobite fossil - click to see all state fossils
Trilobite photo © William Tanneberger on Flickr -
all rights reserved (used by permission)

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