Ammonite; Fossil; G/975

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Name/Title

Ammonite

Specimen Category

Fossil

About this object

Chalk ammonite (Schloenbachia varians).

Ammonites lived in the Cretaceous but became extinct at its end. Like belemnites, living relatives include the octopus, squid, cuttlefish and nautilus. This late Cretaceous ammonite had a prominent ridge or ‘keel’ along its lower shell. We do not know what ammonites ate.

Object number

G/975

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