Ammonite

This block contains at least three different species of ammonite. The preparation of this specimen is relatively poor. The collector, of course, did not have the modern equipment that preparers use today.

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Common name

Ammonite

Scientific name

Promicroceras planicosta, Asteroceras margaritoides and Xipheroceras

Type

Molluscs > Cephalopods


Strata

Black Ven Marls

Time period

Lower Jurassic

Age

190 myo

Where found

Black Ven, Lyme Regis

Found by

V.H.W.Wingrave

Museum

Lyme Regis Museum

Accession number

L.1973.40