Ammonite

This species of ammonite was named after Gideon Mantell, an important fossil collector and a contemporary of Mary Anning.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Mantelliceras mantelli

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Chalk, Lower

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

95 million years

Where found

Near Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.329