Fish

Pholidophorus belongs to the same group as most of the modern fish today. The classification is based on how the jaw and gills are arranged. Although little is recorded with this specimen, it is probably from the Lower Jurassic rocks around Lyme Regis or Charmouth.

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Common name

Fish

Scientific name

Pholidophorus mioplosus

Type

Vertebrates > Fish


Strata

unknown

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

Unknown

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 1100