Bargain, 1.9" Spiny Comura Trilobite - Composite Spines

 
 
 
 
This is a 1.9" long Comura bultyncki trilobite from Oufaten, Morocco. Most of the spines appear to be composites or at very least have been reattached, hence the bargain price.

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
$495
DETAILS
SPECIES
Comura bultyncki
LOCATION
"Hollardops-couche" Taharajat, S- Oufaten, Morocco
FORMATION
Tazoulait Formation
SIZE
1.9" long
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#138975
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