Species Name: Turritella imbricataria
Age: Eocene, Barton Beds ~ 40 Mya
Location: Barton, Hampshire
Turritella imbricataria gastropod mollusc collected from the Eocene Barton Beds of Barton, Hampshire. Turritella is a genus of marine gastropod mollusc which still around today today. These specimens are in good condition; they have smooth shells which exhibit fine striations and the textbook turreted or 'unicorn horn' shape. They measure between 3 and 4 cm in length and are supplied in a small plastic bag with an information label.