Snail shell

Here is a beautiful specimen – a block of Inferior Oolite limestone in which lies the snail Pleurotomaria alongside belemnites and a fragment of ammonite.

Find out more on the molluscs page.

Common name

Snail shell

Scientific name

Pleurotomaria

Type

Molluscs > Gastropods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

175 million years

Where found

Burton Bradstock

Found by

Andy Cowap and also prepared by him

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 10815