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These are clearly Brachiopods with a penned clue “Filey Brigg “but why, when and how have they come to be at present I do not know.


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  • Taken with Canon Canon DIGITAL IXUS 120 IS
  • Focal Length 5 mm
  • Exposure Time 1/20
  • f Aperture f/2.8
  • ISO Speed 640

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Your brachiopods from Filey Brigg are a good match with: Thurmanella acuticosta




Childs, A. (1969)

Upper Jurassic rhynchonellid brachiopods from northwestern Europe.

British Museum Natural History, Supplement 6:1-119 LINK


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You are an absolute star. I set the bar high while settling down properly with this first match box. And you’ve now lowered it nicely for me.

Thank you very much, as it seems you are spot on.

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