Belemnite

These specimens were collected by W.D.Lang, who was renowned for his detailed work on the Lower Lias. The shell or guard is very short in this species, reflected in the name ‘acuta’.

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Common name

Belemnite

Scientific name

Passaloteuthis acuta

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Shales with beef

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

200 million years

Where found

Ware Cliffs, Lyme Regis

Found by

W.D.Lang

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.35-36