Crinoid sea lily

This fantastic piece of the crinoid bed shows many individuals which were growing together on a piece of driftwood. Remnants of the wood can be seen on the back of the slab.

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Common name

Crinoid sea lily

Scientific name

Pentacrinites

Type

Echinoderms > Crinoids


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2013.15