Brachiopod shell

This brachiopod, called Wattonythyris, is found below Watton Cliff between Eype and West Bay. It occurs in the Wattonensis Beds – hense the name. 

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Common name

Brachiopod shell

Scientific name

Wattonythyris nunneyensis

Type

Brachiopods


Strata

Fullers Earth Formation, Wattonensis Beds

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Powerstock

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.02321-3