This is a very collectible trilobite. It is a beautiful Phacops africanus from the Devonian of Morocco. This type looks similar to the large Moroccan Drotops megalomanicus, but it is much rarer. This type is quite smooth, instead of covered with pustules like the Drotops. It also has deep grooves in the pygidium. This specimen was prepared under a microscope in the EXTINCTIONS Prep Lab here in Colorado. The bug is extremely inflated and exhibits fine detail. But the real treat is the wonderful, natural color of this trilobite. The many shades of yellow and green are simply stunning. The bug also contrasts extremely well with the sculpted limestone block. This is a eye-catching example of this highly uncommon Phacopid trilobite from Morocco.