Ammonite

A piece of sea bed

This piece of the Inferior Oolite limestone features a large Parkinsonia ammonite, a cluster of belemnites, a quite large but broken bivalve and a number of brachiopods.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Parkinsonia

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Inferior Oolite

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

175 million years

Where found

Freshwater

Found by

Andy Cowap

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 10810