Odontopleura markhami Australian Lichid Trilobite

Name: Odontopleura markhami

Class Trilobita; Order Lichida; Family Odontopleuiridae

Geological Time: Lower Silurian

Size: 9 mm

Fossil Site: Cotton Hill Formation, Cotton Hill Quarry, Forbes, New South Wales, Australia

Odontopleura markhami is a rare Australian trilobite. This specimens has its free cheeks that are seldom found preserved.

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