West Desert Paleontology

Below is a map of the West Desert District. Click on each Elrathia kingi for more information on places to visit.

Weeks Formation, House Range Drum Mountains Wheeler Formation, House Range West Desert District Map

Fun Fossils!

Elrathia kingi

Elrathia kingi

One of the worlds most recognizable fossils, this trilobite is most abundant in the Wheeler Formation of Utah's west desert.



Field Offices in West Desert District

Places to visit