Comura bultyncki Moroccan Trilobite

Comura bultyncki

(Trilobites) Order Phacopida, Family Acastidae

Geological Time: Middle Devonian

Size: Trilobite is 65 mm long

Fossil Site: Hamar Laghdad Formation, Ofaten, Morocco

Comura bultyncki Moroccan TrilobiteDescription: Elegant example of the unusual trilobite termed "sail-spined" by some due to the dramatic row of axial spines found in this species. This is a large example in an excellent state of preservation, sure to become the cornerstone of any trilobite collection. These spines were a good defense against the fish of their day, affording quite a mouthful for any predator with the temerity to attack. Notice the fine faceting for the eyes, and the panoply of spines that are well-preserved, making for an impressive display from any aspect.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites

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