L169 - Finest Prep Spiny Rolled 3.14'' Drotops armatus Middle Devonian Trilobite - Order Darren

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L169 - Finest Prep Spiny Rolled 3.14'' Drotops armatus Middle Devonian Trilobite - Order Darren

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Drotops armatus, Struve (1990) - Trilobite
Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage (~394 Million Years)
Jbel Issoumour, South Morocco
Issoumour Middle Devonian Outcrops
80 mm   •    in
599 g   •    oz
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SPECIES Drotops armatus, Struve (1990) - Trilobite
AGE Middle Devonian, Eifelian stage (~394 Million Years)
LOCATION Jbel Issoumour, South Morocco
FORMATION Issoumour Middle Devonian Outcrops
SIZE 80 mm • 3.14 in
WEIGHT 599 g
REF. L169

Observations: Drotops is a genus of trilobites from the order Phacopida, family Phacopidae that lived during the Eifelian of the Middle Devonian. It was described by Struve in 1990 under type species Drotops megalomanicus. Their fossils are found in present day Morocco, specifically the Maïder Region located South West of Erfoud.

Impressive specimen, prepared in an exceptional way. This type of preparation requires meticulous work of tens and tens of hours. Fascinatings eyes facets. Most of the spines have been restored. But the rest of the specimen is absolutely genuine.
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