Turtle

This is a single scute (plate) that formed part of the turtle shell or carapace.

Find out more on the reptiles pages.

Common name

Turtle

Type

Vertebrates > Reptiles > Crocodiles and Turtles


Strata

Purbeck Limestone Group

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

142 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.11889