Ammonite

The damage to this ammonite may have been where it was bitten by a predator such as an ichthyosaur.

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

Jordan's Cliff

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.02875