Friday, June 3, 2016

Crinoid Fossil Pentacrinus briareus

This large fossil plate contains the remains of the crinoid Pentacrinus briareus. It was found in Lyme Regis, county Dorset, England. The fossil dates to Lower Lias of Lower Jurassic Period. Dimensions of the plate are about 16 cm by 15 cm.

It is part of the Indiana University Department of Geology collection.

Thanks to Kenny for image.

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