Diademaproetus Trilobite with Gerastos - Foum Zguid, Morocco

 
 
This is a bargain 0.9" long specimen of the Proetida trilobite Diademaproetus praecursor from the Lower-Middle Devonian of Morocco. It displays the diagnostic features of this species including the long swept back genal spines. It comes from the lower part of the Timrhanrhart Formation near Foum Zguid, Morocco. Also present on the plate is a 0.6" long Gerastos trilobite.

A description of this trilobite can be found at:

https://www.academia.edu/340181/Trilobites_from_the_upper_Lower_to_Middle_Devonian_Timrhanrhart_Formation_Jbel_Gara_el_Zguilma_southern_Morocco
DETAILS
SPECIES
Diademaproetus praecursor
LOCATION
Foum Zguid, Morocco
FORMATION
Timrhanrhart Formation
SIZE
0.9" and 0.6" long
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#15699
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