Ammonite

Oxynoticeras oxynotum is one of the zonal ammonite markers for the Black Ven Marls member of the Sinemurian stage of the Lower Lias. This specimen is preserved in iron pyrite and under magnification shows beautifully preserved suture lines.

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Oxynoticeras oxynotum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Probably Charmouth

Found by

V.H.W.Wingrave

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1997.36.85