Dorypyge swasii Trilobite
from Pierson Cove Formation of Utah

Name: Dorypyge swasii

Trilobites Order Corynexochida, Family Dorypygidae

Geologic Time: Middle Cambrian

Size: 45 mm

Location: Pierson Cove Formation, Drum Mountains, Millard County, Utah

Dorypyge swasii TrilobiteA spectacular example of a Middle Cambrian spiny Corynexochid trilobite, this one is stunning. Dorypyge is the patronymic genus of the Dorypygidae, a sought-after family of trilobites from the western United States. Many hours of exacting work went into preparation of this specimen.

Also see: Utah Trilobites

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