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Greensand & Gault Fossils

Tridactyl dinosaur footprint from the Lower Greensand. Folkestone Museum number FM:2017.8.1

Fossil tree branch at Folkestone in division 1 of bed I  of the Gault, just above the Lower Greensand

 Euhoplites truncatus

This ammonite was found in the Gault Clay by Andy Temple on the foreshore of East Wear Bay during a public walk on the 26th April 2014.

An ammonite from the Folkestone Gault Clay with predatory teeth marks (probably made by a fish). Found by Philip Hadland. Folkestone Museum Number FM:2017.8.5

The Gault Crab Cretacoranina broderipi found by Philip Hadland close to Copt Point in Folkestone. Oxford University Museum of Natural History Number K.63940

Reverse side of an ammonite from the Folkestone Gault Clay with predatory teeth marks (probably made by a fish). Found by Philip Hadland. Folkestone Museum Number FM:2017.8.5

Turtle skull from the Gault Formation. Found by Philip Hadland. Folkestone Museum Number FM:2017.8.25

Turtle skull from the Gault Formation showing lower jaw. Found by Philip Hadland. Folkestone Museum Number FM:2017.8.25

Dwardius shark tooth found on on one of our Public Fossil Forays.

'Fossil Pudding' made by the famous Folkestone fossil collector John Grffiths (1827-1911). In Folkestone Museum. Accession Number F2702.

The ammonite Euhoplites bucklandi (Spath). Folkestone Museum number FM.2017.8.15

Douvilleiceras mammilatum (Schlotheim) from the mammilatum bed (Lower Greensand). From Folkestone. Phil Hadland Collection