Ammonite

This piece shows several specimens of Caenisites, the largest one having a bite mark at the back end of the body chamber.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Caenisites

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Shales with beef

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis

Found by

Chris Andrew

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2009.14