TWO WONDERFUL SELENOPELTES ON ONE SLAB
Dominique Chauvin shows this wonderful plate with two trilobites Selenopeltis macrophtalma, Darriwillian / Middle Ordovician (about 468-461 million years ago), Saint-Aubin-des-Châteaux, south of Rennes, France. Size: ca. 4 cm each.
Ordovician: "Metopolichas platyrhinus ranks among the most unusual and visually stunning trilobites"
With its elongated body and outlandish sword-like headgear, Metopolichas platyrhinus indubitably ranks among the most unusual and visually stunning trilobites. Scientists think that this species used its elongated “nose” to stir up seafloor debris when searching for a meal. The specimen pictured is 4.3 inches (10.9 centimeters) long, nose included!
PHANTASTIC TRILOBITE DAMESELLA FROM CHINA
A Damesella paronai of the middle Cambrian from Shandong, China. This is one of the most beautiful and represantative Cambrian trilobites in China, prepared by the owner Xu Dai.