Insect, caddisfly

This is another incredible find from the Lower Purbeck Beds – caddisflies were around during the time of the dinosaurs! It is the first known record of its kind for the Purbeck Beds. Size of this specimen: 6mm

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Common name

Insect, caddisfly

Type

Arthropods > Insects


Strata

Purbeck Beds, Lower

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

140 million years

Where found

Bincombe Hill road cutting

Found by

Rob Coram

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.14726