Tubeworm

Tubeworms, also known as Serpulid worms, can form dense layers particularly in the Upper Greensand of East Devon. The orange at the top of the image is iron staining, probably from where iron filled a joint in the rock.

Find out more on the tubeworms page.

Common name

Tubeworm

Type

Other


Strata

Upper Greensand

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

100 million years

Where found

Dunscombe beach

Found by

Richard Edmonds

Museum

Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh Salterton

Accession number

BULFM-2013-104