Huge Spiny Psychopyge with Long Snout Intact

Name: Psychopyge elegans
Age:  Devonian
Formation:  AM Limestone
Location:  Morocco
Size: Trilobite is 5.1 inches long

Specimen SS191

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This is HUGE example of a classic spiny trilobite. It is a complete Psychopyge elegans from the Atlas Mountains of Morocco. This awesome trilobite was meticulously prepared in the EXTINCTIONS Prep Lab here in Colorado. This type of trilobite has a LONG, pointed snout, long genal spines, long tailspines, and over 30 vertical spines down the back. This specimen displays all of these features beautifully - the snout, genal spines, and tailspines are all intact and very well preserved. The occipital ''horn'' and the entire array of 30+ back spines have been prepared free-standing - quite impressive! But possibly the most unique featire of this trilobite is its tail - it has a pathologic imperfection on the tailspines - one spine is naturally missing, while TWO spines are growing out of one base! We have never seen anything quite like this! This is a one-of-a-kind pathologic Psychopyge that just happens to be amazingly well preserved.

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