Ammonite

Eoderoceras is a fairly common ammonite on the Dorset coast. Preserved in pyrite, specimens can reach 20-25cms in diameter and can simply be picked up off the beach, especially after rough weather. Complete specimens are adorned with long sharp spines.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Eoderoceras bispingerum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Charmouth

Found by

Jerram Cursley

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1999.6