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Crinoid

Jumbled stem fragments from a crinoid

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This fossil shows fragments of stem from a crinoid called Woodocrinus macrodactylus. They lived about 340 million years ago in warm tropical seas at the edge of a coral reef similar to the Great Barrier Reef in Australia today. It is probably from Derbyshire.

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