crinoid (fossil: echinoderm)

Type Specimens


The British Geological Survey 3D scanned this fossil crinoid or ‘sea lily’ because it is a holotype. This means that species Actinometra abnormis was first described using this particular specimen. The images were taken by BGS and reproduced here under Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Visit to view this specimen in 3D

Reference: P.H. Carpenter. Jurassic (Bradford Clay)... Figured and described in Q. Jl geol. Lond., 36: pl.V, fig. 8, p. 53

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