Trilobite Fossil 6 to 8" from Morocco
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Trilobite fossils are found worldwide, with many thousands of known species. These particular trilobites are from the Devonian Period between 345 and 405 million years old. area of the Atlas Mountains in Morocco. Because they evolved rapidly and molted like other arthropods, trilobites serve as excellent index fossils, enabling geologists to date the age of the rocks in which they are found.
Trilobite fossils are some of the most fascinating and mysterious artifacts from Earth's distant past and their fossilized remains have been discovered all around the world. Trilobites were incredibly diverse creatures with a wide range of shapes and sizes, varying from species to species. They ranged in size from less than an inch long to more than two feet long! Despite this diversity, trilobites share certain features that make them easy to distinguish from other fossils. In this article, we'll explore what trilobite fossils look like and how they can tell us about life on Earth millions of years ago.
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