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  • Mecaster lusitanicus (de LORIOL, 1888)


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    • Aboral view. Collected on C level.  

       

      Adoral view. Collected on C level.  It is from a different specimen due to matrix on the original and was added for identification purposes.

    Taxonomy

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Echinoidea
    Order: Spatangoida
    Family: Hemiasteridae
    Genus: Mecaster
    Species: M. lusitanicus
    Author Citation de LORIOL, 1888

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Epoch: Late
    International Age: Cenomanian

    Stratigraphy

    Tentúgal Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: Ricardo Pimentel
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Blank: 4cm
    Width: 3.8cm
    Height: 2.3cm

    Location

    Montemor-o-velho
    Coimbra
    Portugal

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    Aboral view. Collected on C level.  

     

    Adoral view. Collected on C level.  It is from a different specimen due to matrix on the original and was added for identification purposes.



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    18 hours ago, The Amateur Paleontologist said:

    Nice one :)

    -Christian 

     

    57 minutes ago, Vieira said:

    Espécime espetacular. Está lindíssimo. :dinothumb:

     

    Thanks!

     

    As I collected it...

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