An excellent 2.7 cm-long trilobite specimen on matrix!
Locality: Jbel Gara el Zguilma, southern Morocco
Age: upper Emsian stage, Devonian period
Geological Context: Timrhanhart formation
Devonian trilobites in Morocco are usually found in cross section while breaking limestones, with the fossils ending up in different rocks that have to be glued back together for preparation. That is the case with this specimen, too.
- On matrix
- Scientific name
- Cyphaspis eberhardiei Chatterton et al., 2006
- Geological Period
- upper Emsian stage, Devonian period
- Good condition
- 7×5×1.5 cm
- 132.7 g