Alloma

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Alloma is an extinct genus of sea sponge from the Emiratiidae. Fossils from this genus date to the Cretaceous (Albian-Cenomanian) of Folkestone, England (Copt Point?) and Charente-Maritime, France. Since it was never formally described in a peer-reviewed journal, the genus is considered a nomen nudum. The intended type species is "Alloma rhodani".

Fossil remains of this animal mostly include disarticulated spines, but complete specimens are known.[1] Specimen size averages at around 16 millimetres (0.63 in) long at most.[2]

References

  1. "Folkestone find. Rare Alloma Rhodani complete with the spines!". Reddit. Retrieved 19 August 2020.
  2. https://translate.google.com/translate?hl=en&sl=fr&u=http://fossilesdescharentes.unblog.fr/2018/12/18/cenomanien-planche-09-echinides-reguliers/&prev=search&pto=aue

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