Ammonite

Relatively short-lived as a species, this densely-chambered Middle Jurassic ammonite gives its name to the Humpriesianum Zone of geological time. 

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Stephanoceras humphriesianum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

170 million years

Where found

Bradford Abbas

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.01761