Ammonite

Uptonia jamesoni is a zonal indicator for the Jamesoni Zone of the Lower Pleinsbachian stage of the Lower Lias. It is an extemely rare fossil on the Dorset coast, and this specimen comes from France.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Uptonia jamesoni

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Belemnite Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

France

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1999.3.5