Monday, February 20, 2017

Parkinsonia parkinsoni Ammonite Fossil


The Parkinsonia parkinsoni (J. Sowerby) ammonite fossil from the Middle Jurassic Period (174-164 million years ago). Found in Upper Inferior Oolite, Parkinsoni zone, Sherborne Dorset England. On display at the British Natural History Museum London as of August 2016.

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Inoceramus concentricus Clam Fossils


This image is of the fossilized remains Inoceramus (Actinoceramus) concentricus clams. They were found in the Gault clay of Kent England. This layer dates to the Cretaceous Period.

Specimen on display in the mineral area of the British Natural History Museum in London on August 2016.