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lee harmsworth
Hi, Can anyone help me identify this small flint Echinoid found on the Suffolk coast, many thanks, Lee. Click image for larger version - Name: P1080589.jpg, Views: 40, Size: 4.61 MB Click image for larger version - Name: P1080594.jpg, Views: 46, Size: 4.48 MB Click image for larger version - Name: P1080595.jpg, Views: 40, Size: 4.89 MB Click image for larger version - Name: P1080596.jpg, Views: 35, Size: 4.96 MB Click image for larger version - Name: P1080597.jpg, Views: 32, Size: 4.96 MB
lee harmsworth
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Rolo
Very worn but likely Echinocorys or possibly Offaster
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lee harmsworth
Hi, I'll go with Offaster as I think it's to small to be an Echinocorys, many thanks, Lee.
lee harmsworth
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prep01
Hello Lee, flint casts when so worn can be difficult! I think comparing your phots with the ones below I would tend towards Offaster, but without the diagnostic features being visible......

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/echinoid-directory/taxa/taxon.jsp?id=190

http://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/echinoid-directory/taxa/taxon.jsp?id=175
Colin Huller
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lee harmsworth
HI, Offaster still sounds appropriate, if you need anymore photos let me know, many thanks, Lee.
lee harmsworth
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andrasz
I would tend towards juvenile Echinocorys, all Offaster I have found would comfortably fit on a penny.
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lee harmsworth
HI, I'm not sure I have seen a few offasters which are bigger than a penny with a postive Id, many thanks, Lee.
lee harmsworth
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mike rasta
I think its a Holasteroid of some type. Try Sternotaxis plana or whatever its been re-named...
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Kosmoceras
I agree with Sternotaxis plana.
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