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  • MEDITERRANIC

    on December 20, 2019
  • MEDITERRANIC

    on August 16, 2019

    Minicryphaeus giganteus Fossil Trilobite. Devonian. Tafraoute, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco.

    Restoration details: No restoration. 100% natural.

    An interesting species, with a long rostrum and the biggest of the genus to which it was recently assigned. The species is rare, not easy to find. This specimen shows red and yellow natural spots at the exoskeleton, a very unusual detail (especially the half red coloured right eye). Both eyes have their individual lenses perfectly visible.

    Dimensions - Specimen: 4,3 x 2,8 cm; Matrix: 8,7 x 7,1 cm.

    Weight: 292 g.

    Finding locality: JbelJbel Tafraoute, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco.

    Taxonomy - Species: Minicryphaeus giganteus; Family: Acastidea; Order: Phacopida; Class: Trilobita.

    Geological Period: Devonian, from Paleozoic Era.

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