Sea Urchin

Clypeus and other urchins from the Middle Jurassic Inferior Oolite are actually quite rare finds.

Find out more on the echinoderms page.

Common name

Sea Urchin

Scientific name

Clypeus altus

Type

Echinoderms > Sea Urchins


Strata

Inferior Oolite, Upper

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Shipton Gorge

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01733