Cliona sp. (Grant 1826) Sponge fossil

Dublin Core

Alternative Title

Sponge (F. Clionaidae)

Description

(DSM# 10758) Extant genus - Clionid sponges are well known borers of other marine organisms such as clams and snails. They are able to dissolve shell material which helps secure them to a surface.

Date Created

66 million years

Spatial Coverage

Prairie Bluff Fm. (Chalk)

Temporal Coverage

Late Cretaceous

Type

PhysicalObject

Source

Files

10758 Cliona.jpg

Collection

Citation

“Cliona sp. (Grant 1826) Sponge fossil,” Mississippi State University Libraries, accessed September 28, 2022, https://msstate-exhibits.libraryhost.com/items/show/1528.

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