Fossil poo

This is a relatively large fossil dropping (coprolite). It contains many fish scales – sometimes particular fish can be identified from the coprolites.

Find out more on the trace fossils page.

Common name

Fossil poo

Scientific name

coprolite

Type

Trace Fossils


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.1973.230