Pseudocidaris mammosa Echinoid Fossil

Name: Pseudocidaris mammosa (Club Sea Urchin)

Phylum Echinodermata; Class Echinoidea; Family Pseudocidaridae; Genus Pseudocidaris

Geological Tme: Jurassic

Size: Matrix 130mm X 100mm; Club urchin about 70mm X 70mm

Fossil Site: LaRochelle, France

Pseudocidaris mammosaComing from the La Rochelle, France area, with but a few recovered each year, Pseudocidaris mammosa with its numerous bulbous spines is perhaps the most exotic of echinoid fossils. The fossil has been painstakingly cleaned and reassembled by experts rendering the fossil in lifelike three-dimensional slendor with minute details present.

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