Belemnite

This is one of the longer belemnites found in the Lyme Regis rocks. Belemnites are one of the commonest fossils found around Lyme Regis and Charmouth, but there are many different types – from short, fat forms to this extremely long and thin example.

Find out more on the molluscs page.

Common name

Belemnite

Scientific name

Pseudohastites arundineus

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Belemnite Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

Westhay Cliff, Charmouth

Found by

W.D.Lang

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.109