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    • Braquiópodes
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    • Brachiopoda
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    • Brachiopods
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Recent observations

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

kmh221

Date

December 6, 2015 09:35 AM PST

Description

clam-like bivalve with squiggly mouth

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

sneha

Date

December 1, 2015

Description

A brachiopod, two valves. Found inside tires off docks at FHL

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

katiepriest

Date

December 6, 2015 09:37 AM PST

Description

Small, around 1 inch in diameter. Found off FHl docks in a tire

Photos / Sounds

What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 20, 2014 06:35 PM NZDT

Tags

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Observer

pintail

Date

May 5, 2004

Description

Taean

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Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

October 10, 2011

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

August 9, 2015

Description

On rock scallop

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

May 19, 2015

Place

sitka (Google, OSM)

Description

Intertidal at Otstoia Island

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

bouteloua

Date

August 1, 2015 11:05 AM CDT

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Observer

guidos

Date

July 14, 2015

Place

Gulen (Google, OSM)

Description

1-2 cm in diameter on vertical rock

Photos / Sounds

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What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

June 22, 2015

Description

A single valve washed up on the beach, and a very small pair of valves still stuck to pieces of seaweeds.

Photos / Sounds

What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

February 25, 2015

Description

Found on the beach.

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Description from Wikipedia

Brachiopods, phylum Brachiopoda, are marine animals that have hard "valves" (shells) on the upper and lower surfaces, unlike the left and right arrangement in bivalve molluscs. Brachiopod valves are hinged at the rear end, while the front can be opened for feeding or closed for protection. Two major groups are recognized, articulate and inarticulate. Articulate brachiopods have toothed hinges and simple opening and closing muscles, while inarticulate brachiopods have untoothed hinges and a more complex system...

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