Ammonite

Cadoceras is a football-like ammonite in which the outer whorls almost completely enclosed the inner whorls as the animal grew. This type of ammonite is often referred to as being ‘cadicone’ in form as a result.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Cadoceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Kellaways Beds

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

163-157 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Bridport Museum

Accession number

BRPMG 7715