Brachiopod shell

This is a very typical and characteristic rhynchonellid brachiopod with strong ribbing across the shell.

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Common name

Brachiopod shell

Scientific name

Kallirhynchia transversa

Type

Brachiopods


Strata

Cornbrash

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

166 million years

Where found

Nottington

Found by

Found by Paul Ensom in 1979

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.04893