1.4" Spiny Koneprusia Trilobite - Ofaten, Morocco

 
 
 
 
 
 
This is a 1.4" long Koneprusia dahmani trilobite from Ofaten, Morocco. Excellent preparation and shell detail. There is a partial phacopid trilobite, probably Acastoides next to it.

Trilobites were a very diverse group of extinct marine arthropods. They first appeared in the fossil record in the Early Cambrian (521 million years ago) and went extinct during the Permian mass extinction (250 million years ago). They were one of the most successful of the early animals on our planet with over 25k described species, filling nearly every evolutionary niche. Due in large part to a hard exoskeleton (shell), they left a excellent fossil record.
FOR SALE
$1,195
DETAILS
SPECIES
Koneprusia dahmani
LOCATION
Ofaten, Morocco
SIZE
1.4" long
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#124895
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