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Title: Gryphaea arcuata
Item Name: Fossil


Four lower Jurassic bivalves, two in the same block of stone (Gryphaea arcuata?). Light grey colour, speckled white. In the 19th century, before fossils were properly understood, these were popularly known as 'Devil's toenails.' No findspot recorded.

Materials: stone
Measurements: L:4.5/6/9cm
ID_Number: ERYMS (BAG) : 1998.676.8