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    • Brachiopoda
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    • Conchas de l├ímpara

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Recent observations

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Observer

mcduck

Date

November 23, 1975

Description

Photo scanned from 35mm slide.

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Observer

melrodgers

Date

October 25, 2014

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Observer

mtynan

Date

October 23, 2014 05:06 PM AEDT

Place

cannonvale beach (Google, OSM)

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What

Northern Lamp Shell Terebratulina septentrionalis

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 24, 2014 05:00 PM AEST

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

meurkc

Date

January 2, 2013

Description

Black brachiopod frequent here

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Observer

bholthuis

Date

September 20, 2008 02:33 PM EDT

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Observer

bholthuis

Date

September 20, 2008 03:22 PM EDT

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Observer

screws

Date

April 28, 2014

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Observer

sjenniferc

Date

May 3, 2014 01:58 PM PDT

Description

Found in dredge near Friday harbor labs. Various sizes and ages. Found literally hundreds in 2 dredges

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Observer

calopteryx

Date

August 7, 2006

Description

Brachiopod

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Observer

calopteryx

Date

July 21, 2006

Description

I cannot remember which Brachiopod order this living specimen belongs to. I think Terebratulida.

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Observer

screws

Date

August 3, 2013
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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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