• Geological Age: Albanian stage, Cretaceous period, 113 to 100 million years ago.
• Location: Wilmington, Devon, UK
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Holaster laevis
Holaster laevis fossil echinoid specimens dating back to the Albanian stage of the Cretaceous period, over 100 million years ago, found in Wilmington, Devon in the UK, they are an off white colour, oval shaped and globular, suitable for educational use.
Holaster laevis is a species of echinoid found around Europe, these specimens were found in Wilmington, Devon in the UK and date back to the Albanian stage of the Cretaceous period. They are oval shaped and globular in form with morphological details visible best when viewed with magnification. The samples supplied here are approximately 30 mm in diameter and though details are difficult to observe, they are excellent as zoning fossils and for educational use. They come supplied in a card tray with an information label.