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Recent observations

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

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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

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

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

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What

Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

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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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Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

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brieg

Date

May 21, 2016 04:22 PM EDT

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Brachiopods Phylum Brachiopoda

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nezainjulija

Date

May 14, 2016

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What

Lampshell Terebratalia transversa

Observer

shelley8

Date

April 26, 2016 02:42 PM PDT

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What

Lampshell Calloria inconspicua

Observer

memopob

Date

January 31, 2016 07:40 PM NZDT

Description

Common Red Lamp Shell.

Magasella sanguinea.

Second shot depicts both valves inside and out.

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Observer

memopob

Date

January 31, 2016 07:38 PM NZDT

Description

How about this striated species of Lamp shell, and no baby at 35mm, in fact huge [highlighted specimen], fossicked from Manawa-kapakapa [spelling ?] south end of D'Urville Is.

Does not appear to be same sp as the smoothe shelled Common Red Lamp Shell [Magasella sanguinea] but may be a variation on it. Both this, and the Common Red Lamp Shell were found same beach or Ohana Bay over peninsula in Current Basin. [Next posting]

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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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