Amazing Multiple Plate with Devil-Horned Cyphaspis

Name: "Devil-Horned" Cyphaspis, Gerastos, Greenops
Age:  Devonian
Formation:  AM Limestone
Location:  Morocco
Size: Plate is 4.5 inches long

Specimen SS150

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This is an incredible multiple plate of trilobites from the Devonian of Morocco. There are two faulous ''Devil-Horned'' Cyphaspis on this block of limestone. This amazing fossil was expertly prepared under a microscope in the EXTINCTIONS Prep Lab here in Colorado. You can easily see how these trilobites got their demonic nickname - they have a pair of spiny ''horns'' growing out of their heads. The Cyphaspis have the ''horns'' and stalked eyes prepared free-standing, and even some of the long genal and axial spines are fully free of matrix.  An added bonus is the complete Gerastos granulatus and Greenops sp. that are also preserved on the plate. Both of these bugs are not just complete, they are top quality - this is the best Greenops of this type we have ever seen. The trilobites are all extremely inflated and 3-D and have fabulous detail preserved . The bugs simply display beautifully on the large, sculpted block of dense limestone. And, most amazing of all, all four trilobites are natural to the plate - none have been composited! This is a spectacular multiple plate of three different types of trilobites superbly prepared as if they were still alive!

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