Porifera: Phymatella sp. (PRI 70589)3D Model
Fossil specimen of the demosponge Phymatella sp. from the Upper Cretaceous of Hover, Germany (PRI 70589). Also present is a belemnite with an additional unidentified sponge that may have grown upon it. Specimen is from the research collections of the Paleontological Research Insitution, Ithaca, New York. Phymatella is approximately 4.5 cm in length; belemnite is approximately 6.5 cm in length; sponge attached to belemnite is approximately 4 cm in length. Model by Emily Hauf.