5.7" Ordovician Trilobite Mortality Plate - Tafraoute, Morocco

This is a large, 5.7 x 5.6" mortality plate of Ordovician trilobites from Tafraoute, Morocco. Most of the trilobites are preserved dorsally, but there are a couple of ventrals also.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

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.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Tafraoute, Morocco
SIZE
Rock 5.7 x 5.6", Largest Trilobite 1.3"
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#194107
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