Ammonite (promicroceras); Fossil; Natural; MSCL 739348

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Name/Title

Ammonite (promicroceras)

Identification Date

15-3-1968

Taxonomic Classification

Fossil

Specimen Category

Natural

Period

Lower Jurassic

About this object

This ammonite is spiral-shaped, grey shells. Most of this kind of animal's fossil was found scattered across southern England's beaches and cliffs. These extinct sea creatures are relatives of today's squid and nautilus.But about 199 million years ago, during the Earth's Jurassic Period, they would have been found in abundance in shallow, tropical ocean waters.

Field Collection Date

Unknown

Object Type

Natural

Object number

MSCL 739348

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