Tubeworm

This is one of the largest tubeworms of the Jurassic Coast, found in great abundance particularly around Redcliff Point after rough weather.

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Common name

Tubeworm

Scientific name

Serpula

Type

Other


Strata

Kimmeridge Clay Formation

Time period

Upper Jurassic

Age

150 million years

Where found

Osmington Mills

Found by

David Harvey

Museum

Dorset County Museum, Dorchester

Accession number

DCM.G.12608