Classification
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  • Korean
    • 완족동물문
  • Portuguese
    • Braquiópodes
  • Scientific Names
    • Brachiopoda
  • English
    • Brachiopods
  • Spanish
    • Conchas de lámpara
  • Japanese
    • 腕足動物門

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Recent observations

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

gwark

Date

August 19, 2016 08:20 AM AKDT

Place

Sitka, AK (Google, OSM)

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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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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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What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

emily_r

Date

June 17, 2016 02:18 PM NZST

Description

Highlands Intermediate CoastBlitz Tapuae

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Observer

tam_topes

Date

May 21, 2013

Description

Often you can see vein like patterns through the outside of these shells. They are quite robust in the sense that they easily seem to stay whole.

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

joetyburczy

Date

June 5, 2016 06:44 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

saadb

Date

June 8, 2016 08:27 AM PDT

Description

At Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve

Video: https://vimeo.com/169925067

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

brieg

Date

May 21, 2016 04:22 PM EDT

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

Observer

nezainjulija

Date

May 14, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

shelley8

Date

April 26, 2016 02:42 PM PDT
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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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