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  1. Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 85mm

    Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 85mm

    £792.00
    Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 85mm in overall length in the fossil matrix which is found in the 'couche rouge', Red fossil layer, as is the Crotalocephalus trilobite at the same location in the same red layers. A remarkably well-preserved fossil arthropod displaying excellent preparation and conservation which enables us a glimpse back in time to the Devonian era, and into the life of this particular arthropod, invertebrate trilobites which once proliferated the sea's 400 million years ago. Some were free swimmers, most lived solely on the sea bottom, with appendages and spines which were for defence. The bottom of murky seas could have been a very poorly lit place, disturbed by the multitude of foraging marine life. Read our description below or to read more about the Class Trilobita, follow this link to discover another world. Discover more about the Class Trilobita, Invertebrate Notes on North West African trilobites Genus: Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite. Family Odontopleuridae, Odontopleurid trilobite, Age: Palaeozoic era, Middle Devonian period, Pragian approximately 411 to 408 million years. Origin: Jdel Oufatene Formation, Southeast of Foum Ziguid, Morocco, North Africa. Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite measurement. Length: 5.3 cm Width: 6.8 cm Height: 3.7 cm Overall measurement. Depth: 7.0 cm Width: 8.5 cm Height: 6.9 cm Approximate weight: 0.200 g Learn More
  2. Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 80mm

    Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 80mm

    £792.00
    Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite 80mm in overall length in the fossil matrix which is found in the 'couche rouge', Red fossil layer, as is another trilobite, the Crotalocephalus trilobite at the same location in the same red layers. Genus: Ceratonurus Spiny Trilobite. Family Odontopleuridae, Odontopleurid trilobite, Age: Palaeozoic era, Middle Devonian period, Pragian approximately 411 to 408 million years. Origin: Jdel Oufatene Formation, Southeast of Foum Ziguid, Morocco, North Africa. Trilobite / Rock measurements. Length: 5.5 cm / 8.0 Width: 7.5 cm / 8.0 Height: 3.0 cm / 6.0 Approximate weight: 0.300 g Learn More