Ceratarges aries Fossil Trilobite. Devonian. Zireg. Morocco. 4,7 cm

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Repairs/Restoration details: No restoration. 100% natural.

Dimensions: Trilobite: 4,7 x 4,3 cm; Matrix: 9,0 x 7,9 cm.

Finding location: Zireg, Anti-Atlas Mountains, Morocco.

Jbel Zireg quarries are now off limits to collecting due to military presence near Moroccan/Algerian border. The passage was even blocked, in this new episode of border tension, with a deep pit, excavated with heavy machinery and with a band of exclusion of several kms of width within the domains of each one of the countries. Specimens from there will be scarce or inexistent in next years.

Taxonomy

Species: Ceratarges aries.

Family: Lichidae.

Order: Lichida.

Class: Trilobita.

 

Geological Period: Devonian, from Paleozoic Era.

 

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