Beautifully Prepped Metacanthina (Asteropyge) Trilobite

 
 
 
This is a gorgeous chocolate colored trilobite of the species Metacanthina issoumourensis often referred to as an "Asteropyge" or “Kayserops”. The dark colored shell contrasts nicely against the light colored rock and the preparation work is outstanding. It has wonderful surface detail and the facets in it's eyes can easily be seen. It comes from the Lower Devonian rocks around Alnif, Morocco. This specimen has NO restoration.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Metacanthina issoumourensis
LOCATION
Alnif, Morocco
FORMATION
Ihandar Formation
SIZE
1.5" around curve
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#1524
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