Ammonite

This ammonite shows a relatively large bite mark, which extends into some of the inner whorls.This specimen is a paratype of Bicrescomanducator rolli. A paratype is an additional specimen that helps to define the variation in the fossil species.

 

 

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

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

Chris Andrew

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2009.58