Beautiful Drotops armatus with Great Faceted Eyes

Name: Drotops armatus
Age:  Devonian
Formation:  AM Limestone
Location:  Morocco
Size: Trilobite is 6 inches long!

Specimen SS90

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This is an extremely spiny trilobite. It is a very large Drotops armatus from Morocco. This stunning specimen was prepared under a microscope in the EXTINCTIONS Prep Lab here in Colorado, as are all of our Moroccan trilobites. This impressive trilobite (a full SIX INCHES LONG!) has many, many free-standing spines protruding from the head, body, and tail. The bug is extremely inflated and 3-D and beautifully showcased on the sculpted matrix block. The naturally- black, thick-shelled exoskeleton of the trilobite is wonderfully detailed and very well preserved. BOTH large, compound faceted eyes are amazingly intact and practically flawless - this is a very rare occurrence. This is a beautiful and striking example of this very large Moroccan ''Spiny Phacops''.

A Certificate of Authenticity from EXTINCTIONS is included with this specimen.

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