28" Ordovician Trilobite Mortality Plate - Hundreds Of Trilobites

This is a huge, 28" wide, mass mortality plate of Ordovician trilobites from Tafraoute, Morocco. This giant slab of limestone is covered by literally hundreds of trilobite fossils.

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.
FOR SALE
$1,595
DETAILS
SPECIES
Unidentified
LOCATION
Tafraoute, Morocco
SIZE
Rock 28 x 17", Largest Trilobite 1.4", 64 lbs
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#222124
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