New Barrandeops ovatus Trilobite

Barrandeops ovatus

Trilobite Order Phacopida, Superfamily Phacopidae

Geological Time: Middle Devonian, Eifelian Stage (~385 million years ago)

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 48 mm long (curve measure) by 31 mm wide at on a 65 mm by 70 mm matrix

Fossil Site: Jebel Oufaten, Morocco

Code: MT405

Price: $110.00

Barrandeops ovatus TrilobiteDescription: An elegant example of a member of the Order Phacopida, Family Phacopidae with many fine details present. Notice the eye facets present on this specimen. This specimen has been named Barrandeops ovatus by Chatterton et al, with the species name derived from the oval shape of the tubercules. The genus was named in honor of Joachim Barrande who described many species of trilobites from Bohemia.

Reference: Paleontographica Canadiana, No 28, 2009 pp 46-49, 94-98..

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