Rare Termierella Cambrian Moroccan Trilobite

Termierella sp.

Trilobites Order Ptychopariida, Family Elipsocephalidae

Geological Time: Lower Cambrian

Size: 50 mm

Fossil Site: Lhamda Jorf, Morocco

Termierella trilobiteThis lower Cambrian trilobite fossil is a member of the Order Ptychopariida, Family Elipsocephalidae, a rare genus very seldom seen, and even rarer are those with intact genal spines like this one. There is a counterpart partial example on the plaque as well, making for a unique specimen.

Also see: Moroccan Trilobites

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