Sea urchin

There’s little detail on this smooth round sea urchin, but look closely and you can see the five double rows of small pores through which the tubed feet extended.

Find out more about sea urchins on the echinoderms pages.

Common name

Sea urchin

Scientific name

Echinocorys

Type

Echinoderms > Sea Urchins


Strata

Chalk, Upper

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

85 million years

Where found

Pinhay Bay

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-102