Dramatic Scabriscutellum Moroccan Trilobite

Scabriscutellum furciferum

Trilobites Order Corynexochida, Family Thysanopeltidae

Geological Time: Middle Devonian

Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 42 mm long, 28 mm across. Matrix: 80 mm by 70 mm

Fossil Site: Ofaten, Morocco

Fossil Code: MT401

Price: $135.00

Scabriscutellum Moroccan TrilobiteDescription: A member of the Order Corynexochida, Family Thysanopeltidae from the Hamar Laghdad Formation Devonian deposits of Ofaten, Morocco, this is Scabriscutellum furciferum. It is distinguished by lack of fringing pygidial spines from Thysanopeltis, and from Scutellum by the ribbing of the pygidium. This one is well-displayed upon its matrix, and is quite 3-D in aspect.

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