List of brachiopod genera

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This is a list of brachiopod genera which includes both extinct (fossil) forms[1] and extant (living) genera (bolded).[2] Names are according to the conventions of the International Code of Zoological Nomenclature.

A[edit]

Anastrophia internascens, view of the brachial valve, with two Cornulites epibionts (the ribbed tubes)

B[edit]

Burmirhynchia jirbaensis (Jurassic of Israel).

C[edit]

Cyrtospirifer grabaui, Devonian, France

D[edit]

Dagnachonetes supragibbosa, view of the brachial valve, Middle Devonian (Eifelian)

E[edit]

F[edit]

G[edit]

H[edit]

Hercosestria cribrosa Cooper & Grant 1969 (Roadian, Guadalupian, Middle Permian); Glass Mountains, Texas.

I[edit]

J[edit]

K[edit]

L[edit]

Lingula anatina, a genus known from the Cambrian, and still surviving
Leptaena romboidalis, pedunculate valve, Middle Silurian

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

Ordovician mass motality assemblage of Onniella meeki

P[edit]

Punctospirifer kentuckyensis, Carboniferous (Pennsylvanian)

Q[edit]

View of the pedunculate valve of Quadriloba colletti, Pragian

R[edit]

S[edit]

Stropheodonta demissa from the Silica Shale (Middle Devonian) of Michigan.

T[edit]

View of the brachial valve of Thecidea papillata (Upper Cretaceous)

U[edit]

V[edit]

View of the brachial valve of Victorithyris peterboroughensis, Miocene

W[edit]

A Waconella wacoensis lampshell, view of the brachial valve, 16mm along the axis, collected from the Main Street Formation, Denton County, Texas, USA, from the final stage of the Lower Cretaceous (Albian)

X[edit]

Y[edit]

Z[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moore, R.C. (1965). Brachiopoda. Treatise on Invertebrate Paleontology. Part H., Volume 1 and 2. Boulder, Colorado/Lawrence, Kansas: Geological Society of America/University of Kansas Press. ISBN 0-8137-3015-5. 
  2. ^ Emig, C.C.; Alvarez, F.; Bitner, M.A. "Brachiopoda Taxon list - from WoRMS". Brachnet. 
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h Özdikmen, H. (2008). "Nomenclatural changes for eight genus group names in Brachiopoda". Munis Entomology & Zoology 3 (1): 345–354.