Moroccan Trilobites

Trilobites

 

Trilobites of Morocco

Also see: Class Trilobita

 

Crotalocephalus
Coltraenia oufatenensis
Metacanthina issoumourensis
Nankinolithis
Crotalocephalus (“Cyrtometopus”) sp
Order Phacopida
Family Cheiruridae
Middle Devonian
Alnif
Coltraenia oufatenensis
Order Phacopida
Superfamily Acastoidea
Middle Devonian
Alnif
Metacanthina issoumourensis
Order Phacopida
Family Acastidae
Middle Devonian
Aatchana, Morocco
Nankinolithis sp.
Order Asaphida
Family Trinucleidae
Ordovician
El Kaid Errami
Drotops armatus
Walliserops trifurcatus
Dicranurus monstrosus

Drotops armatus
Order Phacopida
Family Phacopidae
Trilobite
Middle Devonian
Ma'der Erfoud

Walliserops trifurcatus
Order Phacopida
Family Acastidae
Devonian
Foum Ziguid
Dicranurus monstrosus
Order Lichida
Superfamily Odontopleuroidea
Family Odontopleuridae
Lower Devonian
Alnif
Proceratocephala Trilobite
Order Odontopleurida
Family Odontopleuridae
Lower Ordovician
Tazzarine
Lehua
Scabriscutellum furciferum
Kolihapeltis chlupaci hollardi
Bohemoharpes
Anacheirurs (Lehua sp.)
Order Phacopida
Family Cheiruridae
Ordovician
Tanssikhte, Zagora
Scabriscutellum furciferum
Order Corynexochida
Family Thysanopeltidae
Devonian
Ofaten
Kolihapeltis chlupaci hollardi
Order Corynexochida
Family Scutellidae
Devonian
Laatchana
Bohemoharpes
Order Harpetida
Family Harpetidae
Devonian
Laatchana
Fallotaspis
Selenopeltis buchii
Onnia superba
Hollardops merocristata
Fallotaspis sp
Order Redlichiida
Family Fallotaspidae
Cambrian
Zagora
Selenopeltis buchii
Order Lichida
Family Odontopleuridae
Ordovician
Erfoud
Onnia superba
Death Assemblage
Order Asaphida
Family Trinucleidae
Middle Devonian
Blekos
Hollardops merocristata
Order Phacopida
Family Acastidae
Devonian
Tafilalt
Cyphaspis
Dechenella burmeisteri
Cyphaspis Trilobites
Acadoparadoxides
Cyphaspis sp.
Order Proetida
Family Otarionidae
Devonian
Alnif , Morocco
Dechenella burmeisteri
Order Proetida
Family Proetidae
Devonian
Alnif , Morocco
Cyphaspis sp.
Order Proetida
Family Otarionidae
Devonian
Alnif , Morocco
Acadoparadoxides
Order Redlichiida
Family Paradoxididae,
Cambrian
Sahara Desert, Morocco
Termierella
Lehua ponti
Crotalocephalina gibbus
Phacops speculator
Termierella sp.
Order Ptychopariida
Family Elipsocephalidae
Lower Cambrian
Alnif , Morocco
Lehua ponti
Order Phacopida
Family Cheiruridae
Ordovician
Zagora, Morocco
Crotalocephalina (Crotalocephalus) gibbus
Order Phacopida
Family Cheiruridae
Devonian
Alnif
Phacops speculator
Order Phacopida
Family Phacopidae
Devonian
Alnif
Platyscutellum
     
Platyscutellum sp.
Order Corynexochida
Family Styginidae
Devonian
Zerg
     


While Moroccan Trilobites are general diverse, many are large, and three dimensional, and large cottage industry among the poor populous has found a way to live better, by producing fake fossils and trilobites.