Ammonite

Cardioceras is an extreme example of a ‘cadicone’ form of ammonite, where the outer whorls almost completely envelop the inner whorls.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Cardoceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Kellaways Beds

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.02680