Dramatic Metacanthina issoumourensis Trilobite

Metacanthina issoumourensis

Trilobites Order Phacopida, Superfamily Acastoidea, Family Acastidae, Subfamily Asteropyginae

Geological Time: Middle Devonian

Size (25.4 mm= 1 inch): Trilobite is 57 mm long (curve measure) by 32 mm wide on a 90 mm by 75 mm matrix.

Fossil Site: Oufaten, Morocco

Fossil Code: MT407

Price: $100.00

MetacanthinaDescription: Elegant example of a member of the Order Phacopida, Subfamily Asteropyginae with many fine details present. Notice the fine eye facets present on this specimen. The Asteropyginae recently have undergone revision. This one has been known variously as “Asteropyge” and as “Kayserops” .The rich dark brown exoskeleton is well-contrasted to the beige matrix block.

Trilobite Fossil Purchase

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Metacanthina issoumourensis



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