Coral

The Ringstead Coral Bed is full of fossil ammonites, worm traces and bivalves. They lived above, on, or within the floor of a shallow, light, clear sea.

Find out more on the corals page.

Common name

Coral

Scientific name

Thecosmilia annularis

Type

Other


Strata

Corallian Group, Ringstead Coral Bed

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

158 million years

Where found

Ringstead

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.04530