Ammonite

Additional images

Here.the thin, white shell is broken in several places to reveal the wavy suture lines, and the dark sediment that filled the chambered shell. 

Find out more about ammonites on the molluscs pages.

Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Proplanulites

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Kellaways Beds

Time period

Middle Jurassic

Age

165 million years

Where found

Corscombe

Found by

Found by Paul C Ensom in 1980

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.00655