Ogygopsis typicalis

Trilobites Order Corynexochida Suborder Corynexochina, Superfamily Corynexochoidea, Family Dorypygidae
Geologic Age: Middle Cambrian
Trilobite is 45 mm long
Spence Shale, Box Elder County, Utah
Remarks The genus Ogygopsis is also found in British Columbia in an area near the Burgess Shale named the Ogygopsis Shale because of the commonality of the genus there. Ogygopsis is also unusual among Cambrian trilobite because the pygidium is macropygous, that is, the pygidium is the larger than the cephalon.

Also see: American Trilobites







Ogygopsis typicalis Corynexochida Trilobite from Utah in America

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