Ammonite

The Cenomanian Limestone is the oldest chalk in East Devon and is a sandy type of chalk. It ‘s packed with fossils, particularly ammonites, but also sea shells, sea urchins, sponges and even shark’s teeth.

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Mantelliceras sp.

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Cenomanian Limestone (Lower Chalk)

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

100 million years

Where found

Pinhay Bay, Lyme Regis, Dorset

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.G285.2009