3.95" Polished Jurassic Sea Urchin (Clypeus) Fossil - England

This is a large and very 3D fossil sea urchin (Clypeus plotti) from the Middle Jurassic, Inferior Oolite of England. It is Middle Jurassic, Bajocian Stage in age, or approximately 168 - 170 Million years old. It has been completely removed from the surrounding rock and polished to a glossy finish.

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.
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DETAILS
SPECIES
Clypeus plotti
LOCATION
Gloucestershire, England
FORMATION
The Inferior Oolite
SIZE
3.95" wide
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#152740
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