Ammonites, giant sea snails, with chambered shells that reached a yard and more in diameter, and gigantic squids, swam the seas.
"Earth and Sky Every Child Should Know" by Julia Ellen Rogers
An extinct genus of chambered shells, allied to the Ammonites, having the siphuncle near the dorsal margin.
"Principles of Geology" by Charles Lyell
The most remarkable fossils in the Lower Greensand are the various genera and species of the ammonites and their kindred.
"The Geological Story of the Isle of Wight" by J. Cecil Hughes
BACULI'TES, a fossil genus allied to the ammonites, characteristic of cretaceous strata, having a straight tapering shell.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
Judas subdues also the Idumeans of the southward, and the Ammonites.
"Stories of the Olden Time" by Various
In this there are no corals, but great abundance of cephalopoda of the genera Ammonite and Belemnite.
"A Manual of Elementary Geology" by Charles Lyell
The Ammonites for example in these last pages of the Mesozoic chapter exhibit a multitude of fantastic forms.
"A Short History of the World" by H. G. Wells
This city of Rabath was the capital of the Ammonites, into whose country the Hebrews had not yet penetrated.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 8 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
The number of ammonites of all sizes is surprising.
"A Month in Yorkshire" by Walter White
For some other may seek the ideas for the terms, and find them, as animals were found for the Ammonites.
"The Campaner Thal and Other Writings" by Jean Paul Friedrich Richter