Metopilekia Cheirurus Trilobites Double

Cheirurus sp. aff. Metopilekia

Trilobites Order Phacopida, Family Cheiruridae

Geological Time: Lower Ordivician

Size: 33 mm

Fossil Site: Schistes des Fezouata Superieurs Formation, Dra Valley, Morocco

Cheirurus TrilobitesDescription: This is an attractive and unusual Cheirurus type species from the recently commercially available material coming from the Dra Valley region of Morocco. Notice the highly inflated glabella and genal spines flaring out from the cephalon.

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