Trilobite - Mortality plate - Ellipsocephalus hoffi Schlotheim, 1823

Description
Trilobite - Mortality plate - Ellipsocephalus hoffi Schlotheim, 1823
Drumian stage, Cambrian period - Czech Republic

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.

Lot details
Specimen
Trilobite
Object
Mortality plate
Scientific name
Ellipsocephalus hoffi Schlotheim, 1823
Origin
Czech Republic
Geological Period
Drumian stage, Cambrian period
Condition
Good condition
Treatment
Stabilised
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