Colony of Gryphaea arcuata; Fossil; HG/Q/2649
Colony of Gryphaea arcuataSpecimen Category
FossilAbout this object
Colony of Gryphaea arcuata.
Gryphaea arcuata was an extinct oyster, which lived in colonies like its modern relatives. They had prominent annual growth rings in their shells, which helps palaeontologists to age them.
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