brachiopod


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Synonyms for brachiopod

marine animal with bivalve shell having a pair of arms bearing tentacles for capturing food

of or belonging to the phylum Brachiopoda

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The present research was aimed at introducing Late Permian brachiopods in stratigraphic section so as to determine their age and stratigraphic correlation as well as stratigraphically examining the value of recognizing brachiopod fossils (Figure 2).
A team of scientists analyzed more than 46,000 fossils from 52 sites and found that greater numbers did indeed help clam-like brachiopods survive the Ordovician extinction, which killed off approximately half of the Earth's life forms some 444 million years ago.
1-2), while shell layers from organo-phosphatic brachiopods exhibit a concentric accretionary pattern and sometimes a porous or granular texture (Fig.
The brachiopods in the Maxville Limestone have a common and varied epibiont fauna present on the shells (Hoare, 2003).
The section was sampled during fieldwork in 1987 as follows: pebbles from the basal conglomerate of the Ulgase Formation (N-62), lingulate brachiopod shells from the Ulgase Formation (N-63 and N-63A), and basal lingulate shell coquina of the Kallavere Formation (N-60).
33%]), brachiopods (order Terebratulida [11%]), the white sea urchin (Lytechinus anamesus [9%]), the fragile sea urchin (Allocentrotus fragilis [4%]), and sea pens (suborder Subselliflorae; [2%]; Fig.
Predation by durophageous chondrichthyans explains the dorsoventral flattening of brachiopod shells in an environment with low energy currents.
The sequence of Permian brachiopod assemblages in South China.
KEY WORDS: C value enigma, flow cytometry, brachiopod, lamp shell, Lingula
The intriguing three-pronged cavity is a natural mould of part of the shell of a brachiopod called Pentamerus oblongus, which was once entombed in the rock and then partially dissolved away.
They show that these Celtic faunas include a large number of endemic brachiopod taxa, whereas associated trilobite faunas are predominantly composed of wide-ranging genera.
A variety of C-rich and magnetic particles, shocked quartz grains, and detrital minerals, including phosphate fragments of brachiopod fossils with dark coatings, have been observed in the ejecta (Puura et al.
The Strait is also inhabited by a number of rare creatures including the brachiopod Gwynia capusla, which lives between sand grains.