Ammonite

This ammonite had two serpulid worms growing on its shell while it was alive. The smaller worm tube nestled in the groove between the ammonite’s shell and the larger worm tube.

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.2010.58