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Drotops armatus (Struve 1995)

Era: Paleozoic

Period: Middle Devonian

Stage: Eifelian-Givetian (393.3 -387.7 million years)

Location: Djebel zireg

Formation: Bou Dib

Horizon: Drotops armatus

Province: Errachidia

Region: Drâa-Tafilalet, Morocco

Coordinates: 30°36'41.6"N 4°32'22.7"W

Trilobite length: 144mm / 5.67"

Trilobite width: 72mm / 2.83"

Matrix measurements: 166 x 112 x 24mm

Weight: 1496g / 3.3lb

Description: Spectacular 100% natural trilobite of the listed species Drotops armatus. This rare trilobite appears in the Givetian stage layers of the Bou dib formation. The spines on this specimen are real and it took more than 40 hours of work to extract it from the rock with this result. Fossil sandblasted, well preserved, 100% natural, without restoration or spines from another trilobite or paint.


This piece will travel insured in a safety package to arrive in perfect condition.

Drotops armatus

SKU: H29
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