Ammonite

Stephanoceras, along with Parkinsonia, are probably the ‘classic ammonites’ from the Inferior Oolite. They can reach twice the size of this specimen and are often very beautifully preserved.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Stephanoceras

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 10813