Asaphus latus Russian trilobite

Asaphus latus

Trilobites, Order Asaphida, Superfamily Asaphoidea, Family Asaphidae

Geologic Time : Middle Ordovician

Size: 180 mm

Fossil Site: Asery level, Saint Petersburg Region, Wolchow River, Russia

Asaphus latus Asaphus latus is among the scarcer trilobites in the Russian Asaphid series. Having a greater breadth to length ratio than its Asaphidae cousins, it is likely descended from Asaphus holmi. This large speciman is stretched and inflated on an unusually large piece of Ordovician seafloor.

Also see: Russian Trilobites Gallery Russian Asaphidae Evolution Sequence Asaphid Russian Trilobites

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