Two "Devil Horned" Cyphaspis Trilobites - Mrakib, Morocco

This is a nice pair of Cyphaspis walteri trilobites from the Bou Dib Formation near Mrakib, Morocco. This species is sometimes referred to as the "Devil Horn" Cyphaspis for obvious reasons. Excellent preparation on this piece.

This species was finally formally described in 2014. A link to the paper can be found below.

“Devil horned” Cyphaspis (Trilobita, Otarioninae): examples from the Middle
Devonian of the Ardennes (Belgium), Eifel (Germany) and Ma’der (Morocco)
DETAILS
SPECIES
Cyphaspis walteri
LOCATION
Mrakib, Morocco
FORMATION
Bou Dib Formation
SIZE
1.2" long each including spines
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#183633
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