£0.75 – £2.45
• Geological Age: Inferior Oolite Beds, middle Jurassic period, 74 to 163 million years ago
• Location: Broadway, Gloucestershire, UK
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Holectypus depressus
Holectypus depressus echinoid fossil specimens found in the Inferior Oolite beds of Broadway, Gloucestershire, UK. Over 160 million years old, these sandy coloured samples are 20 mm in size and show excellent details on the surface and are relatively clean and free of matrix. Supplied in two sizes and with a label, suitable for educational use and collectors.
Holectypus depressus is an extinct species of echinoid which exhibits a notable circular shape and high profile when viewed from the size. They are a sandy yellow colour in general with these particular specimens exhibiting excellent visible morphological details such as the ambulacrum, as seen on the image. The samples we have on offer here were collected from Broadway in Gloucestershire, UK and were found in the Inferior oolite beds, dating back to the middle Jurassic period some 74 to 163 million years ago. A formation well known for its dinosaur fossils. The samples are available in two sizes, 20 mm and 30 mm diameter and come supplied in a polythene bag with a label. Suitable for educational use due to the features, shape and form being easily visible or for collectors.