Sea urchin spine

The spines of sea urchins are often found in the Blue Lias, but the shell (or test), is normally broken apart and scattered by water currents. This spine is relatively large.

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Common name

Sea urchin spine

Scientific name

Unknown

Type

Echinoderms > Sea Urchins


Strata

Blue Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis area

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.4