Hamulus squamosus var. mississippiensis (Stephenson, 1923) Tube worm fossils

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Alternative Title

Tube Worms (F. Serpulidae)

Description

(DSM# 1085) Extinct genus - These calcareous tubes were once the home of sessile, soft-bodied marine worms. Sessile means that they are stationary and don't have means to move around on their own.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

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Hammulus squamosus mississippiensis.jpg

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Citation

“Hamulus squamosus var. mississippiensis (Stephenson, 1923) Tube worm fossils,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 28, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1524.

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