Porifera

  • PE 24835 label
    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
  • PE 24835 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
  • PE 24835 fossil2
    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
  • PE 24835 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
Catalog Number: PE 24835
Taxonomic Name: Porifera
FM Catalog: Fossil Invertebrates
Phylum: Porifera
Period: Ordovician
Formation: Ottosee Limestone
Coordinates Available?: No
Country: United States of America
State/Province/Territory: Tennessee
County: Knox
EMu IRN: 4388249
Occurrence ID: 96ee9b31-ba03-44db-a9b0-ab90306be76f

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