Archimedes sp.

Archimedes sp. Name: Archimedes sp.   

Locality: Kentucky, USA  

Age: Carboniferous  

Showcase: Bryozoa showcase  

Size: H=10-20 cm  

These spiral-shaped colonies lived attached on the sea floor, where they could reach hights more than 20 cm. They filtered food particles from sea water.  

Other bryozoans in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00