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Kirsten hollister




It would be lovely if anyone could tell us more about what we found at Wenlock Edge

The ammonite was found in the car park gravel so could have come from anywhere!
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Dirty Pete
Hi Kirsten,
You've got a couple of brachiopods (seashells), second one Howellella elegans maybe. Third pic is a gastropod (snail) Poleumita discors by the look of it. #4 maybe a Bryozoan and the last one a partial shell impression. I don't see an ammonite.....

Pete.
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Kirsten hollister

Ha!  Just shows how much I (don't) know 🙂

 

Thank you for taking a look.  We are really keen to go out again.  My girls are 9 and 7 and have caught the bug so they want to take advantage of being off school and getting out and about

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Dirty Pete
Hi again,
Here's a pdf that'll give you an idea of what to look out for...

https://www.dudley.gov.uk/media/1559/seabed-fossils-of-the-limestone-of-dudley-1.pdf

PS The limestone and fossils found at  Wenlock Edge and Dudley are the same.
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Gary W
Yes looks a bit like an ammonite but definately a gastropod.  You can find orthoceras a straight type of nautilus, related to ammonites in  the wendlock beds.
Gary
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Kirsten hollister
I just told the girls and they think a nautilus is way cooler ðŸ™ˆðŸ˜„

Thanks for the PDF!  I should really be working but it can wait while I take a look
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Bill G
Hi Kirsten,
you’ve misread the post. It’s a gastropod not a nautilus 
Cheers, Bill
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Kirsten hollister
I'm on a roll today! Thank you 🙂
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