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
Collection Class
Fossils
Common Name
sea lily
Simple Name
fossil
Full Name
crinoid
Period Classification
Carboniferous (359-299 million BP)
Production Date
325-260 million BP (about)
Material
animal remains, rock
Phylum
Echinodermata
Genus
Actinocrinus sp

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