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  • Tylocidaris sp. echinoid


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    Taxonomy

    Tylocidaris sp.

    Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Echinodermata
    Class: Echinoidea
    Order: Cidaroida
    Family: Psychocidaridae
    Genus: Tylocidaris
    Species: Tylocidaris sp.
    Author Citation Pomel, 1883

    Geological Time Scale

    Eon: Phanerozoic
    Era: Mesozoic
    Period: Cretaceous
    Sub Period: None
    Epoch: Early
    International Age: Albian

    Stratigraphy

    Washita Group
    Georgetown Formation

    Provenance

    Collector: John Jackson
    Date Collected: 04/12/2009
    Acquired by: Field Collection

    Dimensions

    Height: 17.3 mm
    Diameter: 28.4 mm

    Location

    Williamson County
    Texas
    United States

    Comments

    This is an undescribed, new species of Tylocidaris found in the Lower Cretaceous Georgetown Formation of Williamson County, Texas.  Discovered on April 12, 2009 by John Jackson.



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    FossilDAWG

    Posted

    Really beautiful!  :wub: :wub: :wub:  It must have made your day to find that one.

     

    Don

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