Ammonite

This specimen shows a large bite mark towards the rear of the body chamber. This ammonite 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

Protogrammoceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Eype Nodule Bed

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

180 million years

Where found

Eype

Found by

Chris Andrew

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2010.2