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Reiem0813
Hi, my 5yo found a fossil within a beach pebble down in Hastings (U.K.). It looks like A fossilised Leaf to me but we’re not certain. Anyone got an idea what it could be? Thanks a lot!

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Brittle Star
Hi and welcome
I am wondering if it could be an Isopod as it has a fringe round the outside, maybe a cast skin. Hastings does have plants. Someone here should know for sure. If not I could email the photo to a friend who lives there. Fasinating
JW

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TqB
It's one "ray" of an echinoid, showing large interambulacral plates with the smaller ambulacral plates on either side. 
Tarquin
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Brittle Star
Thanks Tarquin, pretty obvious now you mention it
JW

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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Reiem0813
Thanks guys for your help. Yes it makes totally sense now. Cheers!

p.s. my son is very excited about his find... we're now on our daily fossil hunt 😉
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