• Geological Age: Inglis limestone formation, Eocene period, 56 to 33 million years ago.
• Location: Ocala, Florida, U.S.A
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Eupatagus ocalanus
Eupatagus ocalanus fossil echinoid specimens from the Inglis limestone formation found in Ocala in the state of Florida, USA. The samples are from the Eocene period, over 33 million years old and exhibit excellent details such as the petal pattern which is easily visible without magnification. The samples are around 6 cm in size and will come supplied in a card tray with a label.
Eupatagus ocalanus is an extinct species of echinoid, the fossils of which are found in certain areas of the USA. These particular samples were found in the Inglis limestone deposits in Ocala, Florida. They are dated to the Eocene period, making them between 56 to 33 million years old. Observation of these bottom of these samples indicated a preference to sandy environments, though it is suggested muddy environment were also tolerated. These particular samples measure between 50 to 60 mm in size and exhibit excellent morphological details such as form, shape and surface features. They will come supplied in a card tray with an information label.