"Devil Horned" Cyphaspis Walteri Trilobite Cluster

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This is an aesthetic cluster of three Cyphaspis walteri trilobites quarried near Ofaten, Morocco. They are all fairly large for the species and prepared with all of the spines free-standing. Two are one one side of the limestone and a third on the other.

This species was finally formally described in 2014. A link to the paper can be found below.

“Devil horned” Cyphaspis (Trilobita, Otarioninae): examples from the Middle
Devonian of the Ardennes (Belgium), Eifel (Germany) and Ma’der (Morocco)
FOR SALE
$395
DETAILS
SPECIES
Cyphaspis walteri sp. nov.
LOCATION
Ofaten, Morocco
FORMATION
Bou Dib Formation
SIZE
Largest 1.9" (including spine)
CATEGORY
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ITEM
#72889
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