Ammonite

This ammonite shows a serpulid worm tube growing from the centre to the outer edge, and then growing in the same direction as the ammonite. This ensured that the worm was able to feed effectively.

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

Paddy Howe

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.2010.56