1.8" Lochovella (Reedops) Trilobite - Oklahoma

 
 
 
 
This is a beautiful, 1.8" long (if outstretched) specimen of the phacopid trilobite Lochovella deckeri (formerly Reedops) from the Haragan Formation of Oklahoma. It's arched over but complete and well prepared with clear eye facets.

Black Cat Mountain produces a limited number of arguably the most beautiful trilobites in the United States each year. Each specimen is meticulously prepared under microscope using airscribes and air abrasives.

Trilobites were a very diverse group of extinct marine arthropods. They first appeared in the fossil record in the Early Cambrian (521 million years ago) and went extinct during the Permian mass extinction (250 million years ago). They were one of the most successful of the early animals on our planet with over 25k described species, filling nearly every evolutionary niche. Due in large part to a hard exoskeleton (shell), they left a excellent fossil record.
FOR SALE
$115
DETAILS
SPECIES
Lochovella (Reedops) deckeri
LOCATION
Clarita, Oklahoma
FORMATION
Haragan Formation
SIZE
1.8" long (if outstretched)
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#68636
GUARANTEE
We guarantee the authenticity of all of our
specimens. Read more about our
Authenticity Guarantee.