Ancient Trilobite on Bronze
Cambropallas tellesto one of the earliest trilobites to have crawled over the Cambrian seabed, this example surmounted into a bronze cradle on bronze plinth base. The exoskeleton superbly preserved on the original matrix which once was the sea floor over 500 million years ago. Read the full description below...
Genus: Cambropallas tellesto, Geyer 1993
Age: Lower to middle Cambrian, Fortunian to Guzhangian stages approximately 550 to 500 million years.
Origin: Jbel Wawrmast formation, Anti Atlas Mountain region, Northern Sahara desert, Morocco, North Africa.
Cambropallas tellesto plate measurements.
Height: 30.5 cm
Width: 21.0 cm
Depth: 3.0 cm
Cambropallas exoskeleton measurements.
Height: 23.5 cm
Width: 14.5 cm
Depth: 1.8 cm
Overall Cambropallas mounted measurements.
Height: 39.0 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Depth: 10.0 cm
Approximate weight: 2,500 g