Rare Angelina Trilobite from Ordovician Of Wales

Name: Angelina sedgwickii

Class Trilobita, Trilobite Order Ptychopariida, Family Olenidae

Geological Time: Lower Ordovician

Size: 43 mm long

Fossil Site: Tremadoc Series, Migneitntian Sub-Stage, Garth Hill Formation, Y Garth, Porthmadog, North Wales, United Kingdom

Angelina sedgwickii trilobiteThis trilobite, Angelina sedgwickiiWhile, is named for Rev. Adam Sedgwick, who coined the term Cambrian. Most trilobites from the region are quite distorted by geological forces, but this one is quite three dimensional in preservation and has intact genal spines. This specimen is from the type locality in North Wales.

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