Trace fossil borings wood

This wood was swept out to sea, and bored into by sea creatures. The animals responsible are unknown, but their size can be estimated from the hole diameters. 

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Common name

Trace fossil borings wood

Type

Wood & Plants


Strata

Lower Greensand

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

106 million years

Where found

Punfield Cove

Found by

M I Simpson

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.05517a+b