Crinoid sea lily

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This is a single segment or ossicle from a very distinctive crinoid found in the limestone rocks of the Forest Marble. It was found in the Aalenian-Bajocian strata of the Inferior Oolite rock near Loders.

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Common name

Crinoid sea lily

Scientific name

Apiocrinites

Type

Echinoderms > Crinoids


Strata

Forest Marble

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Loders

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 1146