Temporal range: Cambrian
Ogygopsis is a genus of trilobite from the Cambrian of Antarctica and North America, specifically the Burgess Shale. It is the most common fossil in the Mt. Stephen fossil beds there, but rare in other Cambrian faunas. Its major characteristics are a prominent glabella with eye ridges, lack of pleural spines, a large spineless pygidium about as long as the thorax or cephalon, and its length: up to 12 cm.
- Coppold, Murray and Wayne Powell (2006). A Geoscience Guide to the Burgess Shale, p. 56. The Burgess Shale Geoscience Foundation, Field, British Columbia. ISBN 0-9780132-0-4.
Media related to Ogygopsis at Wikimedia Commons
- "Ogygopsis klotzi". Burgess Shale Fossil Gallery. Virtual Museum of Canada. 2011.
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