Asaphus puncta

SKU
XR146
In stock
$275.00
Overview

A beautifully prepared Asaphus puncta trilobite. A very nice three lobe design. Note the raised eyes to see in soft sediment. An Ordovician (470 mya) trilobite from the Saint Petersburg region, Russia. Exceptional quality and preservation!

XR146        Size: 2-1/8"

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A beautifully prepared Asaphus trilobite. A very nice three lobe design. Note the elongated eyes. This trilobite developed elongated eyes so it could bury itself below the mud for protection. An interesting evolutionary feature. Exceptional quality and preservation! One of the scarcer species!

Name: Asaphus puncta

Age: Ordovician (470 mya)

Location: Saint Petersburg region, Russia

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Size 2-1/8" x 1-3/8" W
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