Ammonite

Cardioceras is one of the commonest and easily identifiable ammonites from the Oxford Clay, but there are several different species

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Cardioceras (vertebriceras) quadranium

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Oxford Clay

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

160 million years

Where found

Redcliff Point

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.02889