1.6" Cretaceous Sea Urchin (Hemiaster) Fossil - Texas

This is a fossil sea urchin of the species Hemiaster whitei, collected from the Duck Creek Formation of Tarrant County, Texas.

Sea urchins are a type of echinoderm which are still living relatively unchanged today. They live at the bottom of soft ocean floors and have long spines protruding from their central body. They move along the bottom of the ocean using many small feet while feeding on various plant and animal matter.



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$12
DETAILS
SPECIES
Hemiaster whitei
LOCATION
Tarrant County, Texas
FORMATION
Duck Creek Formation
SIZE
1.6" long
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#156351
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