MOROCCO TRILOBITES.

Trilobites are bottom dwelling marine invertebrates that belonged to an extinct class of arthropods that first appeared 570 million years ago
and became extinct about 240 million years ago before the dinosaurs came into existence. There are over 20,000 described species of trilobite from 1mm. in size up to 700mm. long.
They are believed to have been scavengers. All trilobites are made up of three parts; the head, the thorax and the tail, hence the name tri-lobe-ite (three lobes).
They were the earliest animal known to possess vision, they had a hard exoskeleton and had to shed this to grow. Their closest living relative is believed to be the horseshoe crab.


ACADOPARADOXIDES
AKANTARGES
AMPYX
ASAPHELLUS
ASAPHUS
BURMEISTERELLA
CERATANURUS
CERATARGES


CAMBROPALLAS
COLTRANIA
COMURA
CORNOPROETUS
CROTALUS
CYPHASPIS
DALAMITES
DECLIOLITHUS


DIACALYMENE
DICRANURUS
DROTOPS
ECTILLANEUS
GERASTOS
HARPES
HOLLARDOPS
HYPSOPARIOPS
ISOTELUS
KAYSEROPS


KONEPRUSIA
LEONASPIS
LOBOPYGE
LONCHODOMAS
METACANTHINA
MOROCCONITES
MULTIPLE SPECIES
ODONTOCHILE


ONNIA
OTARION
PARAHOMALONATUS
PARALEJURUS
PHACOPS
PROETUS
PSEUDOCRYPHAEUS
PSYCHOPYGE


REEDOPS
SCUTELLUM
SELENOPELTIS
UNIDENTIFIED
WALLISEROPS
ZILCHOVASPIS


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