Tubeworm

This is the commonest tubeworm from the Jurassic Coast. Rotularia concave comes from the Upper Greensand and its little white tubes are easy to spot in the large boulders that make up the foreshore. It was found in a rock fall at Weston Mouth.

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Common name

Tubeworm

Scientific name

Rotularia concave

Type

Other


Strata

Upper Greensand

Time period

Lower Cretaceous

Age

110 million years

Where found

Weston Mouth, near Sidmouth.

Found by

Dr. R Symes OBE

Museum

Sidmouth Museum

Accession number

SID.G020.2009