Belemnite

This well-preserved belemnite is nearly complete. A chambered section, the phragmocone, would have occupied the cavity at the front end.

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Common name

Belemnite

Scientific name

Passaloteuthis apicurvata

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Green Ammonite Beds

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 million years

Where found

East of Charmouth

Found by

James Harrison

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.115