Ammonite

Although not fully prepared, this specimen is easily identifiable as Promicroceras, one of the more common ammonites found around Lyme Regis. This specimen is the holotype of Bicrescomanducator rolli, the name given to the bite mark shown by this and other ammonites.

 

 

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Promicroceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

Paddy Howe

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2009.56i