Cambrian Arthricocephalus Trilobites from China

Arthricocephalus sp

Trilobite Order Corynexochida, Family Oryctocephalidae

Geological Time: Cambrian

Size: Largest trilobite is 9 mm

Fossil Site: Hotang and Dachenling Formations, Guizhou, China

ArthricocephalusDescription: This is an excellent specimen exhibiting fine detail of the cephalon, thorax and ovate pygidium. It is a detailed example of a member of the Order Corynexochida, Family Oryctocephalidae, It is another Chinese trilobite genus which was quite common a few years ago, but, alas, now is rarely available.

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