on January 14, 2020

    Note: The Identification and overall review of this specimen was made by Gerd Geyer in January 2020.


    on January 14, 2020

    Restoration details: No reconstructions at all in this specimens.

    Dimensions: See scale at the pictures.

    Weight: around 250 g.

    Finding locality: Issafen Formation, (Lower) Cambrian Stage 4, Gigantopygus-Longianda Subzone.


    Species: Longianda termieri Hupé, 1953; Family: Saukiandidae; Order: Redlichiida; Class: Trilobita.

    Geological period: Cambrian, from Paleozoic Era.

    Very nice specimen with nearly complete thorax, posterior part of the thorax probably flexed underneath because of partial enrolment. Well displayed macrospine on 12 th to ring, the unique visible due to the pigidium partial enrolment.

    Note: thoracic spine tips probably not absolutely correctly prepared, but not “faked”.

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