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EXTINCTIONS CHOICE - Fabulous Subasaphus
Stock Number  DSTVV29
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Name:   Subasaphus platyurus
Age:  Middle Ordovician
Formation:  Asery Level
Location:  St. Petersburg, Russia
Size:  Trilobite is 3.7 inches long
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Here is a gorgeous trilobite. This is a Subasaphus platyurus from the Middle Ordovician of Russia. This specimen was recently acquired from a major fossil collection. It is easy to see the differences between this type and the more common Russian Asaphids - this type has long genal spines, for example. This specimen is large and wonderfully articulated. This 3-dimensional fossil is extremely inflated and exhibits great detail. The sweeping genal spines are clearly defined, and the large eyes are easily seen. The thick-shelled, caramel-colored bug contrasts superbly with the light-colored matrix. The trilobite is beautifully presented on the large, natural slab of limestone. This is a very displayable example of a large Subasaphus platyurus from Russia.


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