Marjum Formation Altiocculus drumensis Trilobite

Altiocculus drumensis

Class Trilobita, Trilobites Order Ptychopariida, Family Alokistocaridae

Geological Time: Upper Middle Cambrian

Size: 52 mm

Fossil Site: Marjum Formation, Drum Mountains, Millard County, Utah

Altiocculus drumensisDescription: A fine articulated example of Altiocculus drumensis. The derivation of the species name is quite obvious These trilobites are often found with disarticulated or missing free cheeks, so this one is attractive for both its size and degree of preservation.

Also see: Utah Trilobites

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