Breathtaking Paraceraurus with Everything Free-Standing

Name: Paraceraurus excull
Age:  Ordovician
Formation:  Asery Level
Location:  St. Petersburg, Russia
Size: Ceraurus is 5.5 inches long

Specimen SS128

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This is easily one of the most meticulously-prepared trilobites we have ever seen. It is a spectacular Paraceraurus excull from the Ordovician outcrops near St. Petersburg, Russia. Cheirurid trilobites are some of the most pleasing and recognizable trilobites ever found. This specimen has all of the classic features that make this type of trilobite so collectible. The long, sweeping genal spines make for an awesome display, the body of the trilobite is beautifully preserved, and the LONG tailspines seem to go on forever. The hypostoma (mouthplate) is even intact in in life position! But the fact that EVERY SPINE ON THIS TRILOBITE'S HEAD, BODY, AND TAIL HAS BEEN PREPARED IN A FREE-STANDING MANNER is simply mind-boggling! It took MANY DAYS of microscopic extraction to bring this bug to life. The delicate Paraceraurus floats high above the matrix block - what a display! It is hard to imagine a better prepared and showy trilobite specimen than this incredible example.

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