Hemicidaris intermedia

Hemicidaris intermedia Name: Hemicidaris intermedia   

Locality: Novion, France  

Age: Cretaceous  

Showcase: Historical geology; Cretaceous  

Size: D=ca. 3 cm  

Sea urchin with long (5-7 cm) tapering spines. Hemicidaris grazed algae living on rocks on the sea bottom. Fossils of this genus are known from Middle Jurassic through Early Cretaceous.  

Other echinoderms in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00