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 ...
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. Brachiopods are benthic (bottom dwelling), marine (ocean), bivalves (having two shells). They are considered living fossils, with 3 ...
INTRODUCTION: The brachiopods are a large group of solitary and exclusively marine organisms with a very good geologic history throughout most of the ...
Brachiopods (BRACK-yo-pods) are an ancient line of shellfish, first appearing in the earliest Cambrian rocks, that once ruled the seafloors. (more below)
Fossil Brachiopods. Description: Brachiopods are marine animals that secrete a shell consisting of two parts called valves. Their fossils are common in the ...
Brachiopod definition, any mollusklike, marine animal of the phylum Brachiopoda, ... Brachiopods are probably related to the phoronids and bryozoans, ...
Brachiopods: Brachiopods are perhaps the most and, in some ways, least familiar of Ordovician fossils to the untutored eye.
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 ...
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.