1.6" Cretaceous Fossil Urchin (Salenia) - Missour, Morocco

 
This is an impressive Late Cretaceous urchin (Salenia nutrix) fossil from Missour, Morocco. All of the spines have been prepared individually from the limestone it was found in and mounted in a lifelike position. These urchins with spines are always composites because the spines break off from the body very quickly after they die. It's a very aesthetically pleasing and impressive fossil.

Comes with an acrylic display stand.
FOR SALE
$195
DETAILS
SPECIES
Salenia nutrix
LOCATION
Missour, Morocco
SIZE
1.6" wide on 3.2x1.6" rock
CATEGORY
SUB CATEGORY
ITEM
#77231
GUARANTEE
We guarantee the authenticity of all of our
specimens. Read more about our
Authenticity Guarantee.