Walliserops hammi

Trilobites Order Phacopida Suborder Phacopina, Superfamily Acastoidea, Family Acastidae
Geologic Age: Middle Devonian
Trilobite is 50 mm long
Ziguilma, Morocco
Remarks: This trilobite was once colloquially called Short Fork Trident Comura. Talk about defence, this trilobite more than four dozen spines, making it quite a mouthfull for some would be predator. This specimen has particularly fine Schizochroal Eyes, a characteristic only of Suborder Phacopina in Order Phacopida.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites







Walliserops hammi Phacopida Trilobite

Walliserops hammi  Phacopid Family Acastidae

Short Fork Trident Trilobite Moroccan Trilobite

Walliserops hammi trilobite Schizochroal Eyes:

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