3.8" Cretaceous Sea Urchin (Macraster) Fossil - Texas

This is a fossil sea urchin of the species Macraster texanus, collected from the Fort Worth Formation of Denton County, Texas.

This specimen comes with an acrylic display stand.

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


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DETAILS
SPECIES
Macraster texanus
LOCATION
Denton County, Texas
FORMATION
Fort Worth Formation
SIZE
3.8" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#287357
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