Species Name: Hamites
Age: Cretaceous, Albian, Gault Clay. 100 to 113 Mya.
Location: Folkestone, Kent, UK
Hamites sp. ammonite fragment collected from the Cretcaeous, Albian Gault Clays of Kent, UK. Hamites is a genus of heteromorph ammonite which existed during Aptian through to the Cenomanian stage of the Cretaceous period. Heteromorph ammonites grew in many unusual shapes; common shapes include simple uncoiled, helical and hooked shapes. This particular Hamites fragment measures 3.5 cm in length and exhibits prominent ribs. Supplied in a small plastic bag with an information label.