- Photographer: Laura Dykstra : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology
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Description: IMLS Silurian Reef Digitization Project(c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
Description: IMLS Silurian Reef Digitization Project, Image of a Silurian specimen labelCatalog Number: UC 3137Taxonomic Name: AstylospongiaFM Catalog: Fossil InvertebratesObject Kind: Hand SpecimenLot count: 1Phylum: PoriferaClass: DemospongeaOrder: LithistidaPeriod: SilurianEarliest Age: NiagaranCoordinates Available?: NoCountry: United States of AmericaState/Province/Territory: KentuckyCounty: JeffersonTownship: LouisvilleEMu IRN: 3169389Occurrence ID: 40b90cc2-bb5b-48e4-8122-1c915dff0eaf
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