Ammonite

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Ammonites from the Lower Greensand tend to be poorly-preserved but from a scientific perspective, that is not important so long as the species can be identified.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Hoplites vectensis

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Gault

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

105 million years

Where found

Osmington

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01711