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    • 완족동물문
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    • Braquiópodes
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    • Brachiopoda
  • English
    • Brachiopods
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    • Conchas de lámpara
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Recent observations

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

koinpro

Date

August 12, 2015 04:27 PM EDT

Description

Fossil

Photos / Sounds

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

eduardoger

Date

October 20, 2016 04:41 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

datnatureguy

Date

the past

Description

I have a shell that broke, that is exactly like this one except a red-pinking color. Shape is interesting for a bivalve.

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

kberry810

Date

October 9, 2016 01:43 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

pjd1

Date

October 4, 2016 12:16 PM NZDT

Description

Single shell found lodged under Hormosira

Photos / Sounds

What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

tiyumq

Date

September 20, 2016 03:07 AM PDT

Description

@invertzoo I thought you might know what this is. about 30 million years old. I also put 4 more observations of different fossil shells all under bivalves. Just hoping you would know what they are.

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

paul_norwood

Date

September 11, 2016 05:23 PM AKDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:20 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

gbentall

Date

July 19, 2016 05:11 PM PDT

Description

Small specimen of a little known brachiopod found mainly in S. CA but also described as far north as Tomales Bay. It has turned up in a few recent surveys in Elkhorn Slough. ID and info from John Pearse and Mark Silberstein.

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

mckittre

Date

July 3, 2016 07:49 AM AKDT

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Square

What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

mckittre

Date

June 23, 2016 11:07 AM AKDT

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Observer

calopteryx

Date

May 14, 2016 01:17 PM EDT

Description

I was always told these were brachiopods

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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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