30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite
30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite 30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite

Pictures and Description © Jurassic Dreams

30616 - Nicely Prepared 1.38 Inch Leonaspis sp Middle Devonian Trilobite

$185.50

Learn How To Identify Fossil Fakes with our Free Visual Guide

Species
Leonaspis sp, Richter and Richter (1917)
Age
Middle Devonian (~390 Million Years)
Location
Alnif region, South Morocco
Formation
Hamar Laghdad Formation
Size
35.1 mm   •    in
Weight
181 g   •    oz
Ref.
us on Facebook to get updates on the rarest fossils!
Description

Leonaspis is a widespread genus of odontopleurid trilobite that lived from the Late Ordovician to the late Middle Devonian. Fossils of various species have been found on all continents except Antarctica.

† Leonaspis, Richter and Richter 1917 (trilobite)
Trilobita - Lichida - Odontopleuridae


Synonym: Acanthalomina (taxon 122150)

Parent taxon: Odontopleurinae according to D. L. Bruton 1967

See also Bruton 1966, Jell and Adrain 2002, Kiessling 2003, Sepkoski 2002 and Whittington 1956

Sister taxa: Acidaspis, Anacaenaspis, Dalaspis, Diacanthaspis, Edgecombeaspis, Kettneraspis, Odontopleura, Primaspis, Radiaspis.

Ecology: fast-moving low-level epifaunal carnivore

Environments: marine, offshore shelf, deep subtidal, shallow subtidal, offshore, carbonate, reef, buildup or bioherm, deep subtidal ramp, deep subtidal shelf, slope, lagoonal/restricted shallow subtidal, basinal (carbonate), basinal (siliceous), transition zone/lower shoreface, shoreface, open shallow subtidal.

Age range: 460.9 to 383.7 Ma

Distribution:

• Daleje of the Czech Republic 

• Devonian of Australia, Bolivia, Canada ( Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon), the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Morocco, the Russian Federation, Spain, United States ( Nevada)

• Silurian to Devonian of Argentina, Australia, United States (Oklahoma)

• Silurian of Argentina, Australia, Canada (Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Quebec, Yukon Territory), China, the Czech Republic, Estonia, Greenland, Latvia, Morocco, Poland, Spain, Ukraine, the United Kingdom, United States ( Wisconsin)

• Ordovician to Silurian of Canada ( Québec)

• Ordovician of Canada (Northwest Territories, Quebec), China, Kazakhstan, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom

Leonaspis sp: Fossilworks (Paleobiology Database)

CERTIFICATE OF AUTHENTICITY
This is a unique item. A physical certificate of authenticity will be provided. The certificate, elaborated individually by an expert paleontologist, contains an accurate scientific description and the certificate validity can be verified online at all times. In addition, a 100% money back guarantee is provided. Learn more.

 

We display the Wikipedia text under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License


The Only Real Specialist. A Certified Paleontologist in Charge

Many turn their hobby into business, they have an online store or sell in eBay. While that can be commendable, it can’t compare with a real expert, with years of academic formation, supervised field work experience, trained in the art of correct identification, detection of fakes, and a solid network of other accredited paleontologists to consult with.

The key facts are being able to guarantee:
Proper Fossil IDAccurate Scientific DescriptionLifetime Warranty

We do that, and in addition we provide a state-of-the-art uniquely numbered, 24/7 online verifiable, hologram-secured Certificate of Authenticity with all the specimens. It is a lifetime warranty: if new discoveries are made that modify the classification of the specimen or there is any inaccuracy, we will re-issue the certificate. On top of that, a 100% Money Back Guarantee in case you simply change your mind: no questions asked.

Why Jurassic Dreams

 
Featured Categories