Liparoceras Ammonite Fossil

Liparoceras rusticum

Phylum Mollusca; Class Cephalopoda; Subclass Ammonoidea; Order Ammonitida, Family Liparoceratidae

Geologic Time: Lower Jurassic, Pleinsbachian Stage (~195 million years ago)

Size: 130 mm diameter, 60 mm across living chamber

Fossil Site: Ibex Zone, Blockley Brickworks, Gloucesterhamshire, England

Liparoceras AmmoniteDescription: A fine example of large ammonite known as Liparoceras which has much of the original shell preserved, indicative of a non-acidic preservational environment near Gloucesterhamshire, England.

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