Red Aulacopleura & Leonaspis Trilobites - Hmar Laghdad, Morocco

 
 
 
 
 
This is a rare, Aulacopleura trilobite associated with a small Leonaspis from Hmar Laghdad, Morocco.

Trilobites are very tough to find complete at the site that produces these red specimens. The red coloration is due to high levels of iron in the silicified exoskeleton. A paper on this unique preservation can be found below.

Red Devonian trilobites with green eyes from Morocco
and the silicification of the trilobite exoskeleton
FOR SALE
$245
DETAILS
SPECIES
Leonaspis sp & Aulacopleura sp.
LOCATION
Hmar Laghdad, Morocco
SIZE
Aulacopleura .55"
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#82973
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