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Ogygiocarella debuchi (Brongniart, 1822) Ordovician Fossil Trilobite

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Ogygiocarella debuchi (Brongniart, 1822) Ordovician Fossil Trilobite
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Ogygiocarella debuchi (Brongniart, 1822)
Ordovician period (495 - 443 million years ago)
Locality : Meadowtown Beds, Salop, Shropshire, England


Specimen : 7.5 cm x 4 cm
(1 in. = 2.54 cm.)

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Ogygiocarella debuchi (Brongniart, 1822)
Ordovician period (495 - 443 million years ago)
Locality : Meadowtown Beds, Salop, Shropshire, England

One of the most famous trilobite fossils from the UK. Infamously, first described as a "flatfish" in 1698, it was not included into the trilobite family for near a century afterwards. Known for it's distinct disc shaped pygidium and rounded, near flat, appearance, this species of trilobite are some of the most well known from Wales.

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