MEDITERRANICon November 4, 2018
Perfect Huge Koneprusia brutoni Fossil Trilobite. Flying Display. Devonian. Oufaten. Morocco.
Restoration details: Residual - Around 50% of the very small pygidial spines where reconstructed.
Presented is a beautiful Konupresia trilobite from the Moroccan Devonian strata with residual restoration. The freestanding "flying" display of all the thin spines is a laborious and very skilled work of dozens (sometimes hundreds) of laboratory hours, under the microscope, just accessible to very few people in all the world.
Dimensions: Specimen: 4,0 x 2,9 cm; Matrix: 9,5 x 7,6 cm.
Finding location: Oufaten, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco.
Taxonomy - Species: Koneprusia brutoni. Family: Odontopleuridae. Order: Odontopleurida. Class: Trilobita.
Geological Period: Devonian, from Paleozoic Era.