Ammonite

This sectioned ammonite shows the greenish calcite infill which gives the Green Ammonite Beds their name. It also shows a very long body chamber filled with sediment.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Androgynoceras maculatum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Green Ammonite Beds

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Near Charmouth

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.132