Ammonite

The centre of this ammonite is crushed, which is not unusual when ammonites are not preserved in limestone nodules. It is quite a rare species however, and the outer whorl is well-preserved.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Androgynoceras hybridiforme

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Green Ammonite Beds

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Stonebarrow Hill, Charmouth

Found by

V.H.W.Wingrave

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.134