Cyphaspis Moroccan Trilobite

Cyphaspis sp. Trilobite

Class Trilobita; Order Proetida, Family Otarionidae

Geological Time: Devonian

Size: 33 mm

Fossil Site: Oufaten, Alnif , Morocco

Cyphaspis Moroccan TrilobiteCyphaspis is a member of the Order Proetida, Family Otarionidae. While frequently called "Otarion", it is actually a member of the genus Cyphaspis. The most diagnostic features of this taxon are the high stalked eyes, elongated spines, and granulose, bulbous cephalon.

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