Cedaria minor Trilobite from Cambrian Utah

Cedaria minor

Class Trilobita, Order Ptychopariida, Suborder Ptychopariina, Superfamily Ptychoparioidea; Family Cedariidae

Geological Time: Middle Cambrian

Size: 14 mm long by11 mm wide on a 55 mm by 53 mm matrix

Fossil Site: House Range, Weeks Formation, Millard County, Utah

This trilobite is a member of the family Cedariidae known as Cedaria minor. It is a fine, well-inflated example with tightly-attached genal spines.

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