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Sea Urchin 4
Excellent Scutella foujasi sea urchin

Sea Urchin 4
Oligocene of France

Sea Urchin 4

Product description

An excellent  Sea Urchin, Scutella foujasi, discovered in Doue la Fontaine, France.

It dates from the Oligocene, 40 million years old.

It is an extinct genus of echinoderms.

Echinoids are common in the oceans of today, and are prevalent in the fossil record. Echinoids include Sea Lillies, Sea Urchins, and Starfish.
The name derives from the Greek "echin" meaning spiny, referring to their protective spines, and "ooid" (egg-like) in reference to their globular shell.
 
Very collectible.
 
Size: 4cms diameter.


Code:

echse004

Weight:

1kg

Price:

£14.00


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