Aesthetic Cornuproetus Trilobite On Pedastal

 
 
 
 
 
This is a 1.25" long specimen of the Proetida trilobite Diademaproetus praecursor from the Lower-Middle Devonian of Morocco. It displays the diagnostic features of this species including a granulose cephalon and long swept-back genal spines. It comes from the Timrhanrhart Formation near Foum Zguid, Morocco.

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

There is about 3% restoration on this specimen, a small patch of shell on the axis and one on the head.
DETAILS
SPECIES
Diademaproetus praecursor
LOCATION
Foum Zguid, Morocco
FORMATION
Timrhanrhart Formation
SIZE
1.25"
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#7899
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