Coral

This is one of the largest solitary corals found in the Jurassic rocks of Dorset. Corals like this are rarely found in the Middle Jurassic Boueti Beds.

Find out more on the corals page.

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Common name

Coral

Scientific name

Montlivaltia

Type

Other


Strata

Forest Marble, Boueti Beds

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

c. 170 million years

Where found

Between West Bay and Eype's Mouth, near Bridport.

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 7750