Ammonite

Lytoceras is an uncommon ammonite in the rocks of the Dorset coast, and this specimen is not well -preserved. This type of ammonite usually has fine ribs, but many specimens have occasional ribs which protrude much further out than the rest.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Lytoceras fimbriatum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Belemnite Marls

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.1973.144