Hyposalenia wrighti

Hyposalenia Wrighti
Hyposalenia wrighti
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• Geological Age: Cretaceous period, Cenomanian stage, 100 to 93 million years old.
• Location: Wilmington Greenstone, Wilmington, Devon,UK
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Hyposalenia wrighti

Hyposalenia wrighti are an extinct species of echinoid, these fossil specimens, though small at 1 cm in size, exhibit excellent morphological details in striking clarity. They were found in Wilmington Greenstone, Wilmington, Devon in Cenomanian strata, making them over 90 million years old, thriving in the Cretaceous period. Excellent samples supplied in a pack with a label.


Hyposalenia wrighti echinoid from the Cretaceous Wilmington Greensand Formation, Wilmington, Devon. These particular specimens date back to the Cenomanian Stage of the Cretaceous period, approximately 93 to 100 million years old, but fossils of this genus are distributed from the Late Jurassic through to Early Palaeocene. The echinoids measure approximately 1 cm in diameter and though small, show excellent morphological details, which are extremely clear, especially if viewed with magnification and each specimen is sold individually within a small plastic bag with an information label.

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