Brachiopod shell

Additional images

This brachiopod is remarkably similar to Gibbithyris semiglobosa and Kingena, shown in the photos below. 

Find out more on the brachiopods page.

Common name

Brachiopod shell

Scientific name

Concinithyris obesa

Type

Brachiopods


Strata

Chalk

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

85 million years

Where found

White Nothe

Found by

C Ouless

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.09345