Ammonite

Lytoceras is a rare ammonite and good specimens are not found very often.  This specimen shows the very fine and ornamental ribbing usually seen in this species of ammonite.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Lytoceras fimbriatum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Green Ammonite Beds

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Near Lyme Regis

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.407