Bivalve shell, Gryphaea - body

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Date:1980

Description:Gryphaea. Lower Jurassic: ?Charmouth Mudstone,
Stretton on Fosse. This shows the left valve which would have housed the oyster. The right valve formed a lid. These common fossils are widely known as 'Devil's Toe-nails'.

Donated by Mr. Norman, 1980.

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Donor ref:G10906 (36/10753)

Source: Warwickshire Museums - Geology Department

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