September2003

The fossil of the month


In order to return this site more animated, while waiting to present boards of more complete series to you, we will make you discover each month a different fossil from our area.

Identification sheet

Phylum :

Echinodermata

Class :

Echinoidea

Family :

Hemicidaridae

Genus :

Hemicidaris

Species :

crenularis (Agassiz 1840)

Stage :

Oxfordian

Fuigier, L. 1863

cm

Hemicidaris crenularis (Agassiz)

A beautiful regular sea-urchin of the "Coral rag of Bourges" .