Ammonite

This ammonite is one of only two specimens we know of that show both a bite mark and epifaunal worm tubes. Look closely and you will see the tubeworm attached to the ammonite.

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

Charmouth

Found by

Paddy Howe

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2010.47