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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

Description: Spectacular 100% natural trilobite of the sought-after species Drotops armatus. This rare trilobite appears in the layers of the Givetian floor of the Bou dib formation. The spines of 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.

Weight: 1361g / 3lb

Trilobite measurements: 75 x 70 x 65mm / 2.95 x 2.75 x 2.55"

Matrix measurements: 140 x 110 x 30mm / 5.51 x 4.33 x 1.81"


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

Drotops armatus

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