Ammonite

Epophioceras is a rare ammonite, and to find two together is even more so. This species is quite evolute, meaning that many of the inner whorls can be seen, as they are not covered by the outer whorls.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Epophioceras landriotti

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

195 million years

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

Pete Langham

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1986.280.4