2.9" Cretaceous Sea Urchin (Hemiaster) Fossil - Texas

This is a beautifully detailed and inflated fossil sea urchin of the species Hemiaster elegans from the Cretaceous Duck Creek Formation in Tarrant County, Texas. This echinoid is in excellent condition and measures 2.9" in length.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.

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.


FOR SALE
$29
DETAILS
SPECIES
Hemiaster elegans
LOCATION
Tarrant County, Texas
FORMATION
Duck Creek Formation
SIZE
2.9" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#147165
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