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    • Brachiopoda
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    • Brachiopods
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    • Conchas de lámpara

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Recent observations

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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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Observer

screws

Date

August 3, 2013

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Observer

mstarr

Date

July 23, 2012

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Observer

rcollin

Date

January 24, 2012

Description

you can tell it is a brachiopod and not a limpet or hipponicid by the ring of hairs extending from around the shell.

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Observer

rcollin

Date

July 16, 2010

Place

Phuket (Google, OSM)

Description

A lingulid in the market in Phuket town.

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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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