Ammonite

On this ammonite, you can see that only the body chamber – the long, last outer whorl – has been well preserved. The rest of the hollow shell has been crushed flat

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Pavlovia rotunda

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Kimmeridge Clay

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

150 million years

Where found

Chapman's Pool

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-114