Virtual museum of Canada
Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Common Sand Dollar
Accession number : G-77-1611c
Scientific Name : Echinarachnius parma
English Name : Common Sand Dollar
French Name : Dollar de sable
Specimen Nature : calcareous skeleton
Locality Description : Magdalen Islands (Quebec, Canada)
Date Collected : 8/1/1961

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Photo 1
The test (shell) of these three Common Sand Dollars is flat and disc-like.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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