Brachiopod shell

Here is a ‘nest’ of brachiopods, the technical term for such a grouping. Brachiopods are often found clustered together randomly like this.

Find out more on the brachiopods page.

Common name

Brachiopod shell

Scientific name

Kallirhynchia

Type

Brachiopods


Strata

Cornbrash

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

166 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.02367