Ammonite

This large ammonite has graced the main stairwell of Lyme Regis Museum for many years. It has kindly been loaned to the museum by Old Forge Fossils of Broad Street.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Paracoroniceras charlesi

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Blue Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Lyme Regis area

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.stair ammonite