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    Description

    Trilobite Fossil
    Pseudocryphaeus minimus
    Devonian
    Morocco
    2.52 x 2.01 x 2.26 inches (6.40 x 5.10 x 5.73 cm)


    The most obvious unique characteristic of this exceptional Trilobite from Morocco is its positioning as the prehistoric arthropod is partially curled as about to extend in an undulation moving it forward in a natural motion. These odd looking creatures populated the ancient ocean floor, and this fossil example has incredible detail. The tip of the promontory has been re-attached, but the overall condition of this beautiful bug perched atop a tan matrix is excellent. This is simply an outstanding and uncommon Moroccan Trilobite.

    [Scale: 1 inch, with mark at 1 cm]


    Condition Report*: Condition report available upon request.
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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    December, 2016
    15th Thursday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 0
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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