Snail shell

This is a beautifully-preserved gastropod (snail), complete with fine-detailed decoration on the shell. It is probably from the Corallian (Upper Jurassic) rocks near Osmington.

Find out more on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Snail shell

Scientific name

Pleurotomaria or Obornella

Type

Molluscs > Gastropods


Strata

Unknown

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

Unknown

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-118