Cyclobatis is an extinct genus of stingray-like skate from the Upper Cretaceous of what is now Lebanon. The genus is typified by a circular form, hence the prefix "Cyclo-," meaning "wheel-like," and the presence of an extremely short tail.
Stunning Matacanthina Devonian trilobite from Morocco. With the advent of a reliable source of electricity Moroccan preparators have graduated from using a nail to fine micro-abrasive techniques long available to their US counterparts. Exquisitely-prepared trilobites like this one are the end result. Check out my website for other examples and more to come in the near future.
Drotops megalomanicus Trilobite in Defensive Posture Drotops megalomanicus Trilobites Order Phacopida, Family Phacopidae Geological Time : Middle Devonian Size (25.4 mm = 1 inch): Trilobite is 175 mm long (curve measure) 75 mm across. Matrix: 70 mm by 75 mm. Fossil Site: Djebel Issimour, Alnif, Morocco