Sponge

The soft chalk surrounding this fossil has been lost, leaving a hard fossil that closely resembles living coral colonies.

Find out more on the sponges page.

Common name

Sponge

Scientific name

Peronidella

Type

Other


Strata

Chalk

Time period

Upper Cretaceous

Age

85 million years

Where found

Unknown

Found by

Unknown

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.09094