Trace fossil Fossil poo

This is a coprolite (a fossil dropping) from a marine reptile, containing many fish scales. It is usually impossible to tell exactly which animal produced any particular coprolite.

Find out more on the trace fossils page.

Common name

Trace fossil Fossil poo

Scientific name

Coprolite

Type

Trace Fossils


Strata

Lower Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis area

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1999.5.4