Lobster

Here is a lobster claw from the Lower Chalk, and although quite poorly-preserved, this is a rare find.

Find out more on the crustaceans page.

Common name

Lobster

Scientific name

Enoploclytia

Type

Arthropods > Crustaceans


Strata

Chalk, Lower

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

96 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.10063