Thysanopeltis speciosa Trilobite

Thysanopeltis speciosa

Trilobites Order Corynexochida, Family Thysanopeltidae

Geological Time: Devonian

Size: Trilobite is 72 mm long

Fossil Site: Hamar Laghdad Formation, Mount Issoumour, Alnif, Morocco

Thysanopeltis speciosaDescription: A member of the Order Corynexochida, Family Thysanopeltidae from the Hamar Laghdad Formation Devonian deposits of Alnif, Morocco, this is Thysanopeltis speciosa. It is distinguished by the fringing pygidial spines from Scabriscutellum, and from Scutellum by the ribbing of the pygidium.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites



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