Wujiajiania sutherlandi Canadian Trilobite

Wujiajiania sutherlandi

Class Trilobita; Trilobite Order Ptychopariida; Family: Olenidae

Geological Time: Upper Cambrian

Size: 16mm

Fossil Site: McKay Group, Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada

Wujiajiania sutherlandi is an Upper Cambrian in the order Ptychopariida and the Family Olenidae. This specimen is from the McKay Group, near Cranbrook, British Columbia. It measures 16mm. While common in the McKay group, the collecting locality is now closed, and species collectors may add this specimen. It was during the Upper Cambrian that the number of trilobite families actually peaked after an incredible radiation that occurred over a 60 million year time span.

Also see: Canada Trilobites

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