Sea Urchin

Sea urchins from the Inferior Oolite are reasonably rare finds. This specimen shows the bases for the spines very well.

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Common name

Sea Urchin

Scientific name

Stomechinus bigranularis

Type

Echinoderms > Sea Urchins


Strata

Inferior Oolite, Upper

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Broadwindsor

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01734