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Brachiopods Found That Day
The most common brachiopod found was Lepidocyclus.
Occasionally, you find a Brachiopod with a hole in it. Some of
these holes may actually be borings from Platycerid gastropods. In the case
below, however, it is probably just a hole from weathering.
Here's a fine example of Vinlandostrophia acutilirata.
Another abundant Brachiopod found was Strophomena.
These Strophomena were found in large quantities in slabs. The
one below appears to document a storm event.
A good number of the Brachiopod Hebertella were also found
(next two photos).
It's easy to identify Hebertella by looking at their hinge. It
has a distinct triangular pedicle opening.
Next Page: Inarticulate Brachiopods Found
T A B L E O F C O N T E N T S
Page 1: The Site and Collecting
Page 2: Fossils Found: Cephalopods
Page 3: Fossils Found: Trilobite Flexicalymene
Page 4: Fossils Found: Trilobite Isotelus
Page 5: Fossils Found: Articulate Brachiopods
Page 6: Fossils Found: Inarticulate Brachiopods and Corals
Page 7: Pelecypods and Gastropods
Page 8: Fossils Found: Crinoids and Ichnofossils
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