Crinoid sea lily

Often, lots of these crinoids are found preserved together, associated with large pieces of fossil wood. They lived as colonies in the open sea attached to the underside of floating logs.

Find out more on the echinoderms page.

Common name

Crinoid sea lily

Scientific name

Pentacrinites

Type

Echinoderms > Crinoids


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

c. 201-174 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 1177