Snail shell

Gastropods vary greatly in their shape. This is a high-spired form.

Find out more about gastropods on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Snail shell

Scientific name

Pseudomelania bicarinata

Type

Molluscs > Gastropods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Bradford Abbas

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01546