New Species Acastoides Moroccan Trilobite

Acastoides zguilmensis

Trilobites Order Phacopida, Family Acastidae

Geological Time: Middle Devonian

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 29 mm long (curve measure) by 16 mm wide at on a 33 mm by 30 mm matrix

Fossil Site: Foum Ziguid, Morocco

Fossil Code: 12113

Price: $125.00

Acastoides zguilmensis TrilobiteDescription: An elegant example of a member of the Order Phacopida, Family Acastidae with many fine details present. Notice the fine eye facets present on this specimen. This specimen has been named Acastoides zguilmensis by Chatterton et al, with the species name derived from the type location. It is the first such specimen I have been able to secure.

Reference: Paleontographica Canadiana, No 25, 2006 pp 17-20.

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