1.8" Flying Ceratonurus Trilobite - Top Quality Prep

This is an incredible example of a rare, spiny Ceratonurus trilobite from the Lower Devonian of Morocco. This example has excellent shell quality, and all the long spines have been prepared free-standing. Just check out all of the preserved secondary spines!

This is no restoration on this outstanding specimens.

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 currently described species, filling nearly every evolutionary niche. Due in large part to a hard exoskeleton (shell), they left an excellent fossil record.
FOR SALE
$1,495
DETAILS
SPECIES
Ceratonurus
LOCATION
Morocco
FORMATION
Lhandar Formation
SIZE
1.8" long (including spines)
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#227517
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