Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Parkinsonia dorsetensis Ammonite

Parkinsonia dorsetensis ammonite fossil found in England.  The creature lived in middle Jurassic Period (174-164 million years ago).  Specimen on display at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History (August 2010).

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have one of these set in a sterling silver ring. I adore it! It's brownish-purple.