The biggest trilobite on this plate measures 2.7cm in length with incredible details almost never seen in this species. For example, see the second photograph and look at the odd wrinkled pattern of the exoskeleton at the pygidium and neighbouring area of the thorax.
From the famous and classic Jince formation of Jince, Czech Republic.
Matrix dimensions are approximately 10.5x8x2.5cm.
- Mortality plate
- Scientific name
- Ellipsocephalus hoffi Schlotheim, 1823
- Czech Republic
- Geological Period
- Drumian stage, Cambrian period
- Good condition