Bivalve

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These four fossils are inoceramids, a very common group of oysters found throughout Jurassic and Cretaceous rocks. They were collected by W.D.Lang, who published many important works on the geology and fossils of the area.

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Common name

Bivalve

Scientific name

Inoceramus faberi

Type

Molluscs > Bivalves


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

W.D.Lang

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.77-80