£3.00 – £4.00
• Geological Age: Miocene period, 23 to 5 million years old.
• Location: Morgan Limestone, Mannum Formation, Mannum, Australia
• Family: Echinoderm
• Species: Lovenia forbesi
Lovenia forbesi fossil echinoid specimens from the Morgan limestone formation found in Mannum, Australia, excellent high quality samples with a heart shape and visually clear morphological details and an off white or beige colouration. Each sample is approximately 40 mm in diameter and come supplied in a plastic box with a clear lid and label.
Lovenia forbesi is an extinct species of echinoid which lived during the Miocene period, between 23 to 5 million years ago. It has a fairly shallow profile and a regular shape which when viewed from above, appears similar to a heart shape. The samples are a beige, pale yellow colour and are of very high quality, morphological features such as oral tubes and ambulacra are easily visible with the naked eye. They were found in the Morgan limestone formation located in Mannum in Australia, each fossil will come supplied in a plastic box with a clear lid and an information label.