Ogygopsis Walcott 1889 (trilobite)

Trilobita - Corynexochida - Dorypygidae

Synonym: Taxioura Resser 1939

Full reference: C. D. Walcott. 1889. Description of new genera and species of fossils from the Middle Cambrian. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 11(738):441-446

Parent taxon: Dorypygidae according to A. R. Palmer and R. B. Halley 1979

See also Jell and Adrain 2002, Sepkoski 2002 and Walcott 1916

Sister taxa: Atdabanella, Basocephalus, Bonnaria, Bonnia, Bonniella, Bonnima, Bonniopsis, Dorypygina, Dorypyginae, Fordaspis, Hicksia, Holteria, Holyoakia, Kooteniella, Kooteniellina, Liokootenia, Mengzia, Metakootenia, Olenoides, Olenoidestranans, Paraolenoides, Popigaia, Prokootenia, Protypus, Shipaiella, Strettonia, Tabatopygellina, Tolanaspis

Subtaxa: Ogygopsis klotzi Ogygopsis typicalis

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Type: Ogygia klotzi

Ecology: nektobenthic carnivore


• Solvan of Canada (2: Newfoundland and Labrador collections)

• Delamaran of Canada (2: British Columbia), United States (11: California-Nevada, Idaho, Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah)

• Cambrian of Antarctica (1), Canada (2: Brithish Columbia, British Columbia), Greenland (5), Kazakhstan (1), United States (7: California, Idaho, Nevada, Utah)

Total: 31 collections including 32 occurrences

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