Beetle Insect

These insect remains were deposited in the same rock beds as flowering plant leaves. The animal and plants in the rocks of the Poole Formation tell us that the climate then was warmer than now.

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Common name

Beetle Insect

Type

Arthropods > Insects


Strata

Poole Formation

Time period

Tertiary

Age

47 million years

Where found

Studland Bay

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.10500