Habitat and distribution


Parkinsonia parkinsoni inhabited a shallow to deep oceanic nekton environment, so are now found in marine sediments such as exposed cliffs.


Parkinsonia parkinsoni is a very common ammonite of southern England where it is found in exposed sea cliffs, particularly at Burton Bradstock, Dorset.

Geographically they are also found in

  • Europe (Germany, France, England, Poland, Switzerland, Ukraine)
  • North Africa
  • Russia
  • Azerbaijan
  • Caucasus
  • Iran