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1.7" Cretaceous Sea Urchin (Hemicidaris) Fossil - United Kingdom
This is a Late Cretaceous age Echinocorys scutata fossil urchin from the White Chalk group (Upper Chalk) of the United Kingdom. Echinocorys remains have been found in Asia, Europe and North America.
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.