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]

Ordovician mass motality assemblage of Cincinnetina meeki
Cererithyris arkelli Almeras, 1970; dorsal view; Middle Jurassic (Bathonian); Ranville, Calvados, France. From the collection of Clive Champion.

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]

Kutchirhynchia morieri, Luc-sur-Mer, France, Middle Jurassic (Upper Bathonian), dorsal view.
Kutchirhynchia morieri, Luc-sur-Mer, France, Middle Jurassic (Upper Bathonian), ventral view.

L[edit]

M[edit]

N[edit]

O[edit]

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.
Striispirifer niagarensis (Conrad, 1843) from the Rochester Shale, Member D; Sheinwoodian (Silurian) of New York.

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]

Zygospira modesta, an atrypid brachiopod from the Waynesville Formation, Upper Ordovician, southern Ohio.

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" (PDF). Munis Entomology & Zoology. 3 (1): 345–354.