Sea lily

Description
Crinoids were animals that lived in warm fairly shallow water near reefs. They had jointed internal skeletons and quite small bodies. The crinoids shown here lived on the sea floor attached by a flexible stem. They are 260_325 million years old and come from the Mendip Hills.
Accession Loan No.
TTNCM : 5460
Simple Name
fossil
Full Name
crinoid
Common Name
sea lily
Genus
Actinocrinus sp
Phylum
Echinodermata
Material
animal remains, rock
Period Classification
Carboniferous (359-299 million BP)
Collection Class
Fossils
Production Date
325-260 million BP (about)
On Display
Museum of Somerset
Created At
2016-05-07 16:52:25
Updated At
2016-05-07 16:52:25

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