Pseudoasaphus tecticaudatus Rare Russian Trilobite

Pseudoasaphus tecticaudatus

Class Trilobita; Trilobite Order Asaphida; Family Asaphidae

Geological Time: Middle Ordovician

Size: 50 mm

Fossil Site: Wolchow River Region, Asery Horizon, St Petersburg, Russia

Pseudoasaphus tecticaudatus This is one of the rare Russian Ordovician trilobites. As implied by the "pseudo" in the name, it bear striking resemblance to the genus asaphus that abounds in the region. It is also quite similar to Leningradites longispinus, another rare Russian trilobite from the Asery Horizon. Also see Russian Trilobites.

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