Ammonite

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This ammonite marks the Commune Subzone of the Bifrons Zone of the Middle Toarcian stage. This specimen is from the Yorkshire coast, and is different in colour to those found in Dorset.

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Dactylioceras commune

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Upper Lias Alum Shales Formation

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

175 million years

Where found

Yorkshire coast

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1999.4.3