Snail with Bryozoa

Submitted by: David Thompson
Taxon: Botryllopora socialis, Platyceras bucculentum
Submit date: 2007-02-20
Location (approximate): Milan, Washtenaw, MI
Stratigraphy: Silica Formation
Age: Erian (Middle Devonian)
Submitter notes: This is a Platyceras with the bryozoan, Botryllopora socialis, encrusting it. Elsewhere on this site John Topor shows another example of this unique 'star-shaped' bryozoan on matrix. Here it is happily living on a snail. A 10 cent piece is for scale.

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