Snail shell

Look closely and you can see this is a highly decorated or ornamented snail. It probably came from the Upper Jurassic rocks around Osmington.

Find out more about gastropods on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Snail shell

Scientific name

Pleurotomaria

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-2013-122