Ammonite

Strigoceras is shaped almost like a discus and shows the huge variation in shape and form that ammonites developed. The delicate suture lines, made where the chambered shell met the outer shell, are spectacular.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Strigoceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

175 million years

Where found

Burton Bradstock

Found by

Andy Cowap

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 10809