Nankinolithus sp

Trilobites Order Asaphida Suborder Asaphina, Superfamily Trinucleioidea, Family Trinucleidae
Geologic Age: Ordovician
Trilobite is 34 mm long
El Kaid Errami, Morocco
Remarks: This Nankinolithis trilobite fossil is nicely preserved in a reddish-orange typical of Ordovician trilobites from Tinjdad and other Moroccan trilobite sites. The cephalic pits are called fenestrae were ostensibly used trilobite to filter detritus food from the ocean floor.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites






Nankinolithus Trinucleid Moroccan Trilobite

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