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Katie pearce
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Brittle Star
Sorry I do not see a fossil at all, which bit are you looking at

 Never ask a star fish for directions
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Dirty Pete
Hi Katie,
That looks like a flint nodule that was broken at some point creating the curved fracture pattern
A white patination (chemical alteration) on the surface of your nodule has accentuated the curved shapes which I think you have mistaken for a fossil...

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Katie pearce
So you can't see legs then  that point at the end?? 
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In order to identify whether you have a fossil you need to look beyond just suggestive patterns and look for real structure, your find does not show any of the characteristics or features of a crab body, such as segmented legs. Another factor is that this is a flint nodule and as far as |I'm aware a crab body fossil has never been found in a flint nodule so while not impossible it would be highly unlikely. 
I'm afraid I have to agree with the above, it's not a fossil. On the plus side though if you keep looking wherever you found it flint nodules often contain fossil sponges, shells and sea urchins, you should get lucky.
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Gary W
Definately not a crab, as Rolo says there is no known crab fossil preserved in flint, indeed crab fossils are nit found in the upper chalk ( where flint is mostly found) though crab fossils do occur i the lower chalk.  I,m afraid it is another flint pseudofossil. 
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