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Scotoharpes Flying Trilobite Fossil

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Scotoharpes Flying Trilobite Fossil

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Cyphaspis sp.
Devonian - 400 million years old
Timrhanrhart Formation, Jbel Gara el Zguilma, Morocco

Trilobite : 1.82 x 1.15 inch
1 inch = 2.54 cm

Very spaceship-like in it's appearance, this trilobite had a wide brim to filter feed from the sea floor!


Scotoharpes sp.

Scotoharpes is a genus of small trilobite that lived during the middle Devonian. Probably most well known for it's broad, wide brim shield surround it's head, it is theorized this trilobite was a filter feeder on the sea floor. Previously this trilobite had been known as Aristoharpes.

Trilobite : 2.5 x 1.1 inch / 6.3 x 2.7 cm
1 inch = 2.54 cm