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pattybob12

Iv had these worm things for quite a while, i found them in a river in the UK, unfortunately i found the fossils broken in 2 in the water but the 2 pieces join together perfectly. Iv been wondering for some time what they are and also what their in as what now is rock must have been some soft substance because they are tunnelling inside what now is rock too, the entire fossil is a V shape, much like if you spread your 2 fingers apart, quite an unusual shape. There has to be over 30 of these things crawling around. Any ideas? :)

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ashcraft

After the first photo, I thought cephalopod, but after teh last photo, I am going with coral, it looks like there are septae versus chambers.

Brent Ashcraft

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Indy

Looks like corals to me

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Fossildude19

I agree - looks like corals. Perhaps a colony of rugose corals.

Regards,

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pattybob12

Hmmm, iv never considered it to be coral before :) but i see what you mean, Thanks.

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mikeymig

Looks like a Syringopora a tabulate coral.

Mikey

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TqB

I think it's a Carboniferous rugose coral colony, either Siphonodendron or Diphyphyllum. They're closely related, need to see a good cross section to tell them apart but looks more like Diphyphyllum.

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Herb

Looks like corals to me also.

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