Brachiopod shell

Here is a ‘nest’ of terebratuliid brachiopods, distinguished by their smooth, rounded shells.

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Common name

Brachiopod shell

Type

Brachiopods


Strata

Fullers Earth Formation

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Sherborne Castle

Found by

G Bate in 1974

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.07548