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Temporal range: Ordovician
Early Arenig[1]
Trilobites - Hoekaspis sp..JPG
Hoekaspis sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Trilobita
Order: Asaphida
Family: Asaphidae[2]
Genus: Hoekaspis

Hoekaspis is an extinct genus from a well-known class of fossil marine arthropods, the trilobites. It lived during the early part of the Arenig stage of the Ordovician Period,[1] a faunal stage which lasted from approximately 478 to 471 million years ago.


  1. ^ a b Sepkoski, Jack (2002). "A compendium of fossil marine animal genera (Trilobita entry)". Bulletins of American Paleontology 364: p.560. Retrieved 2008-01-12. 
  2. ^ Fossilworks