Ammonite

Keen collector

This ammonite was found and given to Bridport Museum by Barney Hansford. Barney collected around Charmouth from the 1950s through to the late 1970s. At one time, he had ‘Barney’s Fossil Exhibition’ in the village.

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Xipheroceras binodulatum

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Lias

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

c. 201-174 million years

Where found

unknown

Found by

Barney Hansford

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 1093