Trilobite - Matrix - Koneprusia dahmani

Description
Trilobite - Matrix - Koneprusia dahmani
DEVONIAN (358.9–419.2 million years) - Morocco

This is a Koneprusia dahmani tribolite with spectacular thorns, extracted from the deposits of the Lower Devonian in Morocco. It differs from the more common Koneprusia brutoni by having a pair of spines detaching from the first two axial rings as opposed to a single spine.

Preparing a trilobite like this requires dozens of hours of highly skilled work to remove hard limestone from the surroundings layer by layer using airbrush and air abrasives, usually under high magnification. This specimen is very well prepared. Top quality.

Lot details
Specimen
Trilobite
Object
Matrix
Scientific name
Koneprusia dahmani
Origin
Morocco
Geological Period
DEVONIAN (358.9–419.2 million years)
Condition
Good condition
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