Snail shell

This is a quite distinctive, high-spired snail with striking decorative grooves.

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Common name

Snail shell

Scientific name

Amberleya ornata var. abbas

Type

Molluscs > Gastropods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Bradford Abbas

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01535