Russian Asaphida Trilobites Evolutionary Sequences

Trilobites Teaching Tools Asaphus cornutus Russian Trilobite Asaphus latus Asaphus delphinus Asaphus expansus Asaphus kowalewskii Asaphus kotlukovi Russian Trilobite Asaphus punctadus

The figure below shows many of the species involved in adaptation of higher high stalks, notably the evolutionary lines both starting with Asaphus expansus, with one leading to Asaphus cornutus and Asaphus Kowalewskii, and the other leading successively to Asaphus Kotlukovi, Asaphus punctatus, and Asaphus intermedius. Click hot spots to see individual species.

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