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  1. Enrolled Phacops Trilobite

    Enrolled Phacops Trilobite

    Starting at: £22.00

    Enrolled Phacops trilobite discovered in the fossil bed at Hamar Baghdad formation, in the mountains of Issoumour, near the enclave of Alnif, the western desert of Morocco, dating back to the Devonian period, approximately 380 million years ago. Read more below... Genus: Phacops. (Eldredgeops Rana). Age: Paleozoic Era, Devonian Period, approximately 395 to 345 million years. Origin: Bou Teharafine, Hamar Laghdad, east Erfoud, S.E. Morocco, North Africa. Approximate average diameter: 1.2 cm Approximate average weight: 3 g Learn More
  2. Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington 173mm

    Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington 173mm

    £82.00
    Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington trilobite quite naturally split shale fossil revealing the full carapace sprawled over the limestone matrix, once long ago the sea floor. A fine specimen exhibiting excellent rust colour typical of the heavy iron concentrations of the region. Read more below... Genus: Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington, described 1937. Age: Ordivician period, Tremadocian stage, 485 to 478 million years ago. Origin: Fezouta shale formations, Valley Du Draa, Zagora, Morocco. Asaphellus cf. jujuanus measurements. Length: 4.8 cm Width: 3.1 cm Height: 0.3 cm (off plate) Overall weight: 0,375 g Learn More
  3. Asaphellus Ordovician Trilobite 138mm

    Asaphellus Ordovician Trilobite 138mm

    £122.00
    Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington trilobite quite naturally split shale fossil revealing the full carapace sprawled over the limestone matrix, once long ago the sea floor. A fine specimen exhibiting excellent rust colour typical of the heavy iron concentrations of the region. Read more below... Genus: Asaphellus cf. jujuanus Harrington, described 1937. Age: Ordivician period, Tremadocian stage, 485 to 478 million years ago. Origin: Fezouta shale formations, Valley Du Draa, Zagora, Morocco. Asaphellus cf. jujuanus measurements. Length: 4.4 cm Width: 3.0 cm Height: 0.3 cm (off plate) Overall weight: 0,522 g Learn More
  4. Phacops Speculator Trilobite 46mm

    Phacops Speculator Trilobite 46mm

    £162.00
    A Phacops speculator trilobite, the authentic and superbly preserved ancient arthropod exhibiting exceedingly well the attributes of the genus type, the remains of the carapace inflated on the original fossil matrix (limestone fossil rock bed) in which the invertebrate perished long ago. Genus: Phacops Speculator. Age: Middle Devonian era, approximately 393 millions years. Origin: Jebel Issoumour, Hamar Laghdad formation, Morocco, North Africa. Phacops Speculator measurement. Height: 1 cm Length: 4.6 cm Width: 2.6 cm Overall measurement. Height: 5 cm Length: 5.7 cm Width: 7 cm Weight: 285 g Learn More
  5. Phacops Speculator Trilobite 44mm

    Phacops Speculator Trilobite 44mm

    £162.00
    A Phacops speculator trilobite, the authentic and superbly preserved ancient arthropod exhibiting exceedingly well the attributes of the genus type, the remains of the carapace inflated on the original fossil matrix (limestone fossil rock bed) in which the invertebrate perished long ago. Genus: Phacops Speculator. Age: Middle Devonian era, approximately 393 millions years. Origin: Jebel Issoumour, Hamar Laghdad formation, Morocco, North Africa. Phacops Speculator measurement. Height: 1.1 cm Length: 4.4 cm Width: 2.7 cm Overall measurement. Height: 5.4 cm Length: 5.2 cm Width: 8.6 cm Weight: 259 g Learn More
  6. Cyphaspis Trilobite 38mm

    Cyphaspis Trilobite 38mm

    £192.00
    Genus: Cyphaspis. (Order Lichida, Family Lichidae). Age: Palaeozoic era, middle Devonian, 395 million years ago. Origin: Lamrakeb region deposits near Alnif, Morocco, North Africa. Cyphaspis Trilobite measurement. Height: 1.3 cm Length: 3.8 cm Width: 2.2 cm Overall measurement. Height: 2.8 cm Length: 7.1 cm Width: 6.9 cm Approximate weight: 0,209 g Learn More
  7. Cyphaspis Trilobite 45mm

    Cyphaspis Trilobite 45mm

    £242.00
    The large Cyphaspis Trilobite 45mm (1.75 inches) overall in length including spines, is well preserved. Instantly recognisable by its distinctive constituent parts, firstly the enlarged and globose cephalon (head), the glabella (centre part of the head) granulose or covered with many tubercles, this situated between high set spindly or stalked eyes set on the glabella shield, these also encrusted with tubercules or pustules. Behind the cephalon shield, protrude long glabella genal cheek spines again covered with tubercles. Another long single thoracic spine longer than its complete carapace (body) length stretches from axial lobe or middle thorax lobe (segment L6), the sixth segment post the cephalon, this spine extends over the pygidium (tail shield). The genal glabella spines are finely tapered and very long, these attached to the glabella lateral border field, resemble another trilobites diadem or semi-circular coronet form of glabella border, the Diademaproetus's. However, the Cyphaspis differing having a more elongated genal cheek spine. The specimen has been painstakingly cleaned and removed from the matrix, the fossil bedrock. Genus: Cyphaspis (Otarion) sp. (Order Proetida, Superfamily Aulacopleuroidea, Family Aulacopleuridae). Age: Palaeozoic era, middle Devonian period, 395 million years ago. Origin: Lamrakeb region deposits near Alnif, Morocco, North Africa. Cyphaspis measurement. Length: 4.5 cm Width: 2.8 cm Height: 2.6 cm Overall measurement. Height: 6.4 cm Width: 7.4 cm Depth: 8.4 cm Approximate weight: 271 g Learn More
  8. Parahomalonotus Planus 88mm

    Parahomalonotus Planus 88mm

    £262.00
    Genus: Parahomalonotus plans. Age: Emsian stage, Lower epoch Devonian period 408 to 393 million years ago. Origin: M'haresh Ma'ader, Morocco, North Africa. Overall measurement. Height: 4.5 cm Length: 8.8 cm Width: 7.1 cm Parahomalonotus plans trilobite measurement. Height: 2.6 cm Length: 5.8 cm Width: 3.7 cm Weight: 283 g Learn More
  9. Coltraneia Oufatenensis Trilobite 57mm

    Coltraneia Oufatenensis Trilobite 57mm

    £282.00
    Genus: Coltraneia Oufatenensis. Age: Early Devonian era, approximately 419 millions years. Origin: El Otfal formation, Jbel Oufatène, Morocco, North Africa. Coltraneia Oufatenensis measurement. Height: 2 cm Length: 5.7 cm Width: 3.5 cm Overall measurement. Height: 6.4 cm Length: 8 cm Width: 6.5 cm Approximate weight: 236 g Learn More
  10. Zilchovaspis Rugosa Trilobite 70mm

    Zilchovaspis Rugosa Trilobite 70mm

    £292.00
    Zilchovaspis Rugosa Trilobite 70mm. An excellent specimen fossil trilobite, displaying key attributes of the genus type, particularly the genal spines and schizochroal eyes, which display many convex lenses, these lenses set in an alveoli framework of sclera. when rolling a finger over these eyes one can attempt to connect to the palaeozoic era. Genus: Zilchovaspis Rugosa. (Odontochile). Age: Palaeozoic era, Devonian, approximately 354 to 417 million years. Origin: Hamar Laghdad Formation, Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco, North Africa. Zilchovaspis Rugosa measurement. Height: 5.8 cm Length: 7 cm Width: 5.5 cm Overall measurement. Height: 7.6 cm Length: 7.8 cm Width: 7.6 cm Approximate weight: 688 g Learn More
  11. Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 61mm

    Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 61mm

    £292.00
    Asaphus lepidurus trilobite 61mm from St. Petersburg, Wolchow River, Russia. and date back to the Palaeozoic era, 490 to 470 million years. An extremely interesting Asaphus arthropod showing very well the characteristics of this genus type. Genus: Asaphus Lepidurus. Age: Palaeozoic era, lower Ordovician, Wolchovian Horizon, around 490 to 470 million years. Origin: Asery level deposits, near St. Petersburg region, Wolchow River, Russia. Asaphus Lepidurus measurement. Length: 6.1 cm Width: 3.4 cm Depth: 0.8 cm Overall measurement. Height: 6.1 cm Width: 13.6 cm Depth: 4.9 cm Approximate weight: 298 g Learn More
  12. Diademaproetus Antatlasiusi Trilobite 31mm

    Diademaproetus Antatlasiusi Trilobite 31mm

    £332.00
    This Diademaproetus antatlasius trilobite 31mm has been prepared using pneumatic tools, finished with an air abrasive micro sand-blaster in a fossil Lab. The Trilobite is a Devonian period fossil arthropod, part of the invertebrate group. This uncommon genus of trilobite is known for its long genal cheek spines and semi circular (cephalon) head shield. A short rostrum (nose) and large defined thoracic segments. The naming of the genus Diadema suggests similarity to the head shield of a coronet crown shape, the coronet being the slim demi lune type of crown, the cephalon lateral border in this genus is likened to this. The specimen trilobite has been prepared to expose the exoskeleton (fossilised carapace), on its original matrix which is the bedrock. Genus: Diademaproetus Antatlasiusi (Superfamily Proetoidea. Tropidocoryphidae Family) Age: Middle Devonian, approximately 393 to 383 millions years. Origin: Djebel Oufaten, Alnif, Morocco, North Africa. Diademaproetus Antatlasiusi measurement. Height: 3 cm Width: 3 cm Depth: 3.1 cm Overall measurement. Height: 3.9 cm Width: 6.7 cm Depth: 6.1 cm Approximate weight: 162g Learn More
  13. Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 53mm

    Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 53mm

    £342.00
    The Asaphus lepidurus trilobite in an excellent state of preservation, the prone carapace or exoskeleton is not deformed as is often the case with the ravages of the fossil process. The carapace is fully inflated enabling a good study in a three dimension view of the attributes of the constituent body parts which make up this isopygous trilobite, the semi circular glabella with stub eye covers is a similar size to the pygidium which has faint ribbing noticeable on the axial lobe. Genus: Asaphus Lepidurus. Age: Palaeozoic era, lower Ordovician, Wolchovian Horizon, around 490 to 470 million years. Origin: Asery level deposits, near St. Petersburg region, Wolchow River, Russia. Asaphus Lepidurus measurement. Length: 5.3 cm Width: 3.2 cm Height: 0.8 cm Overall measurement. Height: 9.6 cm Width: 10.1 cm Depth: 3.1 cm Approximate weight: 273 g Learn More
  14. Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 79mm

    Asaphus Lepidurus Trilobite 79mm

    £432.00
    The Asaphus lepidurus trilobite arthropod showing very well the characteristics of this genus type. The semi circular shaped glabella and pygidium are approximately of similar size thus making this Asaphus isopygous. The thorax is noted at having eight thoracic segments with diagonal pleural furrows. Genus: Asaphus Lepidurus. Age: Palaeozoic era, lower Ordovician, Wolchovian Horizon, around 490 to 470 million years. Origin: Asery level deposits, near St. Petersburg region, Wolchow River, Russia. Asaphus Lepidurus measurement. Legnth: 7.9 cm Width: 4.9 cm Height: 1.9 cm Overall measurement. Length: 14.3 cm Width: 8.6 cm Height: 3.9 cm Approximate weight: 503 g Learn More
  15. Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 69mm

    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 69mm

    £492.00
    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 69mm. Taphonomy of this specimen is the process of the trilobites demise, deposition, petrification, fossilisation and preservation in the Moroccan Devonian period fossil bed, to the final stage of discovery 400 million years later. Genus: Drotops Megalomanicus. (Phacops Rana Africanus). Age: Paleozoic Era, Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage, approximately 390 million years. Origin: Region of Daya el Maider, Nr Tafraoute Sidi Ali, Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco North Africa. Drotops Megalomanicus measurements. Length: 6.5 cm Width: 6.9 cm Height: 5.5 cm Overall measurements. Length: 6.5 cm Width: 7 cm Height: 7.7 cm Approximate weight: 413 g Learn More
  16. Akantharges Mbareki Trilobite 32mm

    Akantharges Mbareki Trilobite 32mm

    £542.00
    Genus: Akantharges mbareki. (Lichida, Family Lichidae). Age: Palaeozoic era, middle Devonian period, approximately 395 to 380 million years. Origin: Jorf, Tinejdad, Province of Er-rachidia, Morocco, North Africa. Akantharges mbareki measurement. Length: 3.2 cm Width: 2.6 cm Depth: 1.9 cm Overall measurement. Height: 8.3 cm Width: 8.6 cm Depth: 4.3 cm Approximate weight: 441 g Learn More
  17. Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 130mm

    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 130mm

    £592.00
    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 130mm. An excellent fossil trilobite displaying some key attributions of the type, particularly in the images of the underside of the hypostome, chin area and the doublure, the doublure is the under edge of the exoskeleton or continuation of the dorsal carapace in the ventral view, where the carapace wraps itself back under the dorsal surface. A rare view of the morphology of the exoskeleton carapace. Genus: Drotops Megalomanicus. (Phacops Rana Africanus). Age: Paleozoic Era, Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage, approximately 390 million years. Origin: Region of Daya el Maider, Nr Tafraoute Sidi Ali, Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco North Africa. Drotops Megalomanicus measurements. Length: 13 cm Width: 7 cm Height: 3 cm Approximate weight: 363g Learn More
  18. Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 60mm

    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 60mm

    £792.00
    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 60mm. From Phacops Rana Africanus to Drotops Megalomanicus in the last decade of the 20 century Rana was renamed due to a similar discovery of phacops in North America. the Moroccan trilobite now became mega, large and mania a frenzy type! Genus: Drotops Megalomanicus. (Phacops Rana Africanus). Age: Paleozoic Era, Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage, approximately 390 million years. Origin: Region of Daya el Maider, Nr Tafraoute Sidi Ali, Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco North Africa. Drotops Megalomanicus measurements. Height: 6 cm Width: 8 cm Depth: 8 cm Approximate weight: 409 g Learn More
  19. Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 138mm

    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 138mm

    £792.00
    Drotops Megalomanicus Trilobite 138mm. This fossil trilobite can still unveil a story of its evolution through the complex schizochroal eye, as multi compound eyes stand up from the cephalon, filled with a multitude of convex lenses, which were made up of the mineral calcite this having endured the test of time in its taphonomic state. Trilobites melted their exoskeleton or carapace, these carapaces are often found enrolled, like a defensive ball. This genus Drotops grew exceptionally large, larger than most Phacops genera for which it has a close resemblance. A relatively recently named and classified discovery from the fossil beds of Morocco. Genus: Drotops Megalomanicus. (Phacops Rana Africanus). Age: Paleozoic Era, Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage, approximately 390 million years. Origin: Region of Daya el Maider, Nr Tafraoute Sidi Ali, Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco North Africa. Drotops Megalomanicus measurements. Height: 3.5 cm Length: 13.8 cm Width: 7.3 cm Overall measurement. Height: 5.7. cm Length: 17.3 cm Width: 11 cm Approximate weight: 1,228 g Learn More
  20. Zilchovaspis Rugosa Trilobite 53mm

    Zilchovaspis Rugosa Trilobite 53mm

    £1,292.00
    Zilchovaspis rugosa trilobite 53mm (formerly Odontochile) re-named trilobite. The arthropod has been worked out of a bedrock block, this matrix is the original fossil bedrock, the age of which is around 400 million years ago. Genus: Zilchovaspis Rugosa. (Odontochile). Age: Palaeozoic era, Devonian, approximately 354 to 417 million years. Origin: Hamar Laghdad Formation, Djebel Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco, North Africa. Zilchovaspis Rugosa measurement. Depth: 2.7 cm Width: 4.3 cm Height: 5.3 cm Overall measurement. Depth: 6.2 cm Width: 7.7 cm Height: 7.6 cm Approximate weight: 0,136 g Learn More
  21. Statement Paradoxides Acadoparadoxides Trilobites Front

    Paradoxides Acadoparadoxides Trilobite Plate 1m

    £6,492.00
    Paradoxides acadoparadoxides trilobite from Sidi Abdallah ben el Hadji, Morocco and dates back to the Palaeozoic era, Cambrian approximately 540 to 500 million years. The Paradoxides acadoparadoxides trilobites were discovered in the Atlas mountains, in the Jbel Wawrmast Formation, of Zagora region, the Draa Valley, near Alnifi, Sidi Abdullah ben el Hadj village, Morocco, North Africa. Genus: Acadoparadoxides briareus (Geyer, 1993) Age: Palaeozoic era, Mid Cambrian period (stage 3) approximately 515 million years ago. Origin: Jbel Wawrmast Formation, of Zagora region, the Draa Valley, near Alnifi, Sidi Abdullah ben el Hadj village, Morocco, North Africa. Paradoxides acadoparadoxides measurements. These dimensions below are presently approximate, to be confirmed, contact us for more details. Height: 84 cm Width: 107 cm Plate Thickness: 4 cm Overall measurements on Acrylic base.. Height: 93 cm Width: 107 cm Depth 30 cm Overall weight: 25 Kg Learn More
  22. New Paradoxides Acadoparadoxides Trilobite Plate 0000mm

    Paradoxides Acadoparadoxides Trilobite Plate 1.2m

    £8,492.00
    Paradoxides acadoparadoxides trilobite from Sidi Abdallah ben el Hadji, Morocco, dating to the Palaeozoic era, Cambrian period approximately 540 to 500 million years ago. Discovered in the Atlas mountains, in the Jbel Wawrmast Formation, of Zagora region, the Draa Valley, near Alnifi, Sidi Abdullah ben el Hadj village, Morocco, North Africa. Genus: Acadoparadoxides briareus (Geyer, 1993) Age: Palaeozoic era, Mid Cambrian period (stage 3) approximately 515 million years ago. Origin: Jbel Wawrmast Formation, of Zagora region, the Draa Valley, near Alnifi, Sidi Abdullah ben el Hadj village, Morocco, North Africa. Paradoxides acadoparadoxides measurements. (The dimensions below are presently approximate, to be confirmed, contact us for more info). Height: 1,225 m Width: 1,010 m Depth: 5 cm (the approximate plate thickness this is an average measurement) Overall weight: 80.0 Kg A wall hanging system can be designed and supplied for this item on request at purchase point. Learn More