Sea Urchin

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Here is a perfect example of the sea urchin, Echinocorys, complete with the rows of small holes through which the tubed feet extended to aid locomotion.

 

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Common name

Sea Urchin

Scientific name

Echinocorys scutata

Type

Echinoderms > Sea Urchins


Strata

Chalk, Upper

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

80 million years

Where found

Milborne St. Andrew

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.09640