00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite
00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite 00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite

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00646 - Superb 5.22 Inch Drotops Armatus Devonian Trilobite

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Species
Drotops, Struve 1990
Age
Devonian (~390 Million Years)
Location
South Morocco
Formation
Anti Atlas Region (Paleozoic Basement)
Size
133 mm   •    in
Weight
893 g   •    oz
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Description

Impressive example of the genus Drotops. It is one of the largest representatives of the family Phacopidae. It does not have any type of restoration. It has been cleaned and prepared to unearth it from its natural carbonaceous matrix. 

These trilobites have had a long preparation process, where many hours have been spent only for a single specimen. The preparation work has been carried out by electric striker. One of its sectors, which appears with a different color, lighter, is not a restoration. It is the area of ​​the trilobite that was exposed for many years to the weathering of the desert. For that reason, in that sector, it has lost its excellent preservation.

The details of his cephalon are astonishing. As it corresponds with the family Phacopidae, it has ornamentation very developed in its cephalon. One of its eyes is not conserved, nevertheless in the other one still can appreciate its detailed structure. Its size is astonishing, as it corresponds to this species. Its pleuras still maintains very well defined its details.

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