Daily Archives: February 10, 2013

Wooster’s Fossil of the Week: Sea urchin bites from the Upper Cretaceous of southern Israel

What you see above is a bit of oyster shell with some curious small gouges in it. The oyster is Ilymatogyra (Afrogyra) africana (Lamarck, 1801) from the En Yorqe’am Formation (Cenomanian) exposed in Hamakhtesh Hagadol, southern Israel. The deep scratches … Continue reading

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