Ammonite

This specimen is far from complete, but is still identifiable. It is the zonal marker ammonite for the Thouarsense Zone of the Upper Toarcian stage of the Upper Lias.

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Grammoceras aff. thouarsense

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Upper Lias, Junction Bed

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Seavington St Michael, Somerset

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1998.33.16