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Rusophycus Fossil Trilobite Nest and Cruziana Trackways - Morocco

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Rusophycus Fossil Trilobite Nest and Cruziana Trackways - Morocco
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Rusophycus carleyi + Cruziana (Ichnofossils)
Trace Trilobite Burrow and Trackways

Ouzina, Morocco, North Africa

Lower Ordovician Period - 445 Million Years Old

Rusophycus : 2.64 x 1.34 in.
Cruziana : 4.5 in.
Plate : 6 x 4 in.
1 inch = 2.54 cm

Found often near the fossils of the trilobite Asaphellus aff. fezouataensis, it is thought these trace and burrows are from that trilobite.
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These ichnofossils (trace fossils) show a snapshot of life 445 million years ago. Rusophycus (Trilobite resting nest), Cruziana (trackways furrowing/emerging), & Diplichnites (walking/striding) ichnofossils - trace fossils - are all present on the various plates. Even some non-trilobite tracks on a couple - worms and even other arthropods.
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