Ammonite

Prodactylioceras is a rare ammonite, and is the marker for the uppermost zone of the Lower Lias. This specimen does not really show the short spines that this species often has.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Prodactylioceras davoei

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Green Ammonite Beds

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Near Seatown

Found by

Pete Langham

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1986.280.1