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Scientific name: Echinodermata: Echinoidea: : : Hardouinia kellumi
Common Name: Kellum's Sea Urchin

Country: USA
State/District: NC
County: Pender
Date (D-M-Y): 30 - 3 - 2001

Photographer: E. M. Barrows

Identifier: D. Varnam
Collector: D. Varnam
Location: Martin Marietta
Keywords: sea urchin
Additional Information:

Figure 1.   Dewayne ("Bones") Varnum, East Coast Fossil Club, found this Cretaceous sea urchin in the Martin Marietta Mine, near Rocky Point, Pender County, NC, on 30 March 2001.
Figure 2.   A closer view of Kellum's Sea Urchin.

      The Cretaceous Period was from 144–65 million years ago.   Sea Urchins date from the Ordovician Period through today (Stanley 1989, 646).

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