Zittelella

  • P 10991 label01e
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge label
  • P 10991 fossil
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge fossil
  • P 10991 fossil01e
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge fossil
  • P 10991 fossil3
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge fossil
  • P 10991 fossil4
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge fossil
  • P 10991 fossil5
    Photographer: Paul S. Mayer : Field Museum of Natural History - Geology Department
    (c) Field Museum of Natural History - CC BY-NC 4.0
    Description: 2021 Summer IMLS Ordovician Digitization Project. Sponge fossil
Catalog Number: P 10991
Taxonomic Name: Zittelella
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Object Kind: Hand Specimen
Lot count: 5
Phylum: Porifera
Class: Demospongea
Order: Orchocladina
Family: Anthaspidellidae
Period: Ordovician
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Illinois
County: Lee
Township: Dixon
EMu IRN: 4386559
Occurrence ID: f4d7bb8f-51f8-48ff-b018-b6dbd7cc5fae

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