Sea urchin

This is a bulbous, almost football-shaped sea urchin, with tubeworms encrusted on the shell.

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-2013-105