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    TRILOBITE FOSSIL
    Harpes perradiatus
    Middle Devonian
    Laatchana, Alnif
    Morocco
    3.90 x 3.75 x 1.33 inches (9.92 x 9.54 x 3.39 cm)


    Trilobites are the quintessential fossil of the Paleozoic and amazingly, especially given their proliferation throughout the ecosystem and seemingly endless number of varieties, these creatures were all extinct before the first dinosaur ever walked on the earth. This exquisite example of Harpes was prepared in a way to show off the odd shape of its body and great delicacy of its appendages. The first ever creature to evolve a compound eye, trilobites are quite intriguing and have a huge number of collector followers.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2015
    2nd Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 8
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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