Alveolites compressus E & H

Scale bar = 5cm

Description

Middle Devonian, Old Red Sst. & Devonian Lst.
Torquay
Devon
England
M3372
Description:

A sectioned piece of a colonial tabulate coral. Modern coral are not closely related to the rugose and tabulate corals that became extinct in the end-Permian mass extinction.
Moore, C.

Classification

Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Favositida
Alveolitidae
Alveolites
compressus
X