• Brachiopod - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachiopod 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 ...
  • Introduction to the Brachiopoda

    www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/brachiopoda/brachiopoda.html Depsite their relative obscurity today, brachiopods have a long and rich paleontological history. During the Paleozoic era, they were extremely abundant.
  • Brachiopods: Bivalves With A Past

    www.fossils-facts-and-finds.com/brachiopods.html Brachiopods: Bivalves With A Past. Brachiopods are benthic (bottom dwelling), marine (ocean), bivalves (having two shells). They are considered living fossils, with 3 ...
    • SUNY Cortland - Tutorial - Brachiopoda

      paleo.cortland.edu/tutorial/Brachiopods/brachiopoda.htm INTRODUCTION: The brachiopods are a large group of solitary and exclusively marine organisms with a very good geologic history throughout most of the ...
    • Brachiopods - Fossil Picture Gallery

      geology.about.com/od/fossilstimeevolution/ig/.../fossil-brachiopod.htm Brachiopods (BRACK-yo-pods) are an ancient line of shellfish, first appearing in the earliest Cambrian rocks, that once ruled the seafloors. (more below)
    • GeoKansas--Fossil Brachiopods

      www.kgs.ku.edu/Extension/fossils/brachiopod.html Fossil Brachiopods. Description: Brachiopods are marine animals that secrete a shell consisting of two parts called valves. Their fossils are common in the ...
    • Brachiopod | Define Brachiopod at Dictionary.com

      dictionary.reference.com/browse/brachiopod Brachiopod definition, any mollusklike, marine animal of the phylum Brachiopoda, ... Brachiopods are probably related to the phoronids and bryozoans, ...
    • Brachiopods - Old as the Hills

      www.asoldasthehills.org/Brachiopods.html Brachiopods: Brachiopods are perhaps the most and, in some ways, least familiar of Ordovician fossils to the untutored eye.
    • Brachiopods - The University of Vermont

      www.uvm.edu/perkins/PGMWeb/Glossary/Brachiopods.htm Brachiopods. Apart perhaps from the trilobite, no other organism typifies the Age of Invertebrates more than the brachiopod. They were the first animals to loose ...
    • Brachiopod - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachiopod Brachiopods are a phylum of small marine shellfish, sometimes called lampshells. They are not common today, but in the Palaeozoic they were one of the most common types.