Actinopeltis sp Phacopid Trilobite

In association with an Encrinasteridae Brittle Star

Trilobites Order Phacopida, Suborder Cheirurina, Superfamily Cheiruroidea, Family Cheiruridae
Geologic Age: Lower Ordovician
Trilobite is 52 mm long
El Kaid Errami, Morocco
Remarks: A beautiful trilobite and brittle star fossil association. The Actinopeltis trilobite is nicknamed bubble nose, a moniker in reference to its bulbous glabella that trilobite workers conjecture may have been a brood pouch.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites







Actinopeltis Trilobite Phacopid Moroccan Trilobite In association with a Brittle Star Fossil