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Pentamerus
Classification:
Phylum:Brachiopoda
Class:   Articulata
Order:      Pentamerida
Genus:         Pentamerus
Details:
 
Stratigraphic age range:

Silurian

Habit:Marine epifaunal

Feeding style:Suspension feeder

Distinguishing
characteristics:
Pentamerus has no costae. It does however exhibit a fold and sulcus. A pedicle foramen is not visible nor are any growth lines. Refer to diagram and photos for shape. The shell is biconvex.

Images:




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