The Brachiopod ClipArt gallery offering 59 images of a mostly extinct phylum of shelled animals. Unlike mollusks, brachiopods have bilateral symmetry across the shell.
"The Lingula anatina has a long peduncle issuing from between the umbones. The valves are nearly…
"Interior of Brachiopod shell, showing calcareous support for the 'arms'" -Thomson, 1916
The shell of the brachiopod, Lingula Lewisii.
"Spirifer striatus, Derbyshire; b valve showing internal coil; c portion of coil." -Taylor, 1904
"Terebratula biplicata–a common fossil." -Taylor, 1904
A Paleozoic brachiopod shell partly broken to show the internal spiral arm-supports. Mississippian limestones.…
The shell of Athyris concentrica, a species of brachiopod.
The dorsal valve of the brachiopod Atrypa reticularis.
The shell of Atrypa reticularis, a species of brachiopod.
A mollusk radiate from the Paleozoic time, Pentamerus oblongus, a brachiopod from the Clinton group.
The shell of Spirifer striatus, a species of brachiopod.
Interior of the dorsal valve of Spirifer striatus.
The interior view of the brachiopod Waldheimia flavescens.
Magellania cranium. A, ventral; B, dorsal valve.
Spirifer. Dorsal valve showing calcareous spiral coils
Leptaena transversalis. A, ventral; B, dorsal valve.
Crania anomala. Interior of dorsal valve, showing muscular impressions and labial appendages.
Magellania flavescens. Interior of ventral valve. f, foramen; d, deltidium; t,…
Magellania flavescens. Interior of dorsal valve.
Magellania flavescens. Longitudinal section of valves. A, ventral; B, dorsal valves; l, loop; q, crura;…
Terebratula vitrea. Interior of dorsal valve.
Loop of Terebratulina caput serpentis
Longitudinal section of Terebratella dorsata
Longitudinal section of Magas pumilus
Magellania flavescens. Interior of dorsal valve, to show the position of the labial appendages. v, mouth.
Magellania flavescens. Longitudinal section with a portion of the animal.
A diagram of the left half of an Argiope, which has been bisected in the median plane. 1, the ventral…
Diagrammatic section through an arm of the lophophore of Crania. 1, the lip; 2, the base of a tentacle…
Rhynchonella psittacea. Interior of dorsal valve. s, Sockets; b, dental plates; V, mouth; de, labial…
Magellania flavescens. Diagram showing the muscular system. M, ventral; N, dorsal valve; l, Loop; V,…
Lingula anatina. Diagram showing the muscular system. A, dorsal; B, ventral valve; p, penduncle; e,…
Diagram of nervous system of Crania; from the dorsal side. The nerves running to the dorsal parts are…
Megathyris. Larva which has just left brood-pouch
Megathyris larvae stage; longitudinal section through a somewhat later stage.
Megathyris larvae stages; the fully formed embryo just before fixing - the neo-embryo of Beecher.
Terebratulina, the larva (neo-embryo) just come to rest.
Terebratulina, completion of the mantle segment stages
Terebratulina, a young brachiopod
Shell of larval Brachiopod, Phylembryo stage.
Diagram of the pedicle-opening of Rhymchonella
"Palaeozoic Brachiopods. 1. Lingula Lewisii (Silurian). 2. Obolus Aollinis (Silurian). 3. Leptaena transversalis…
The Lingula have tongue-shaped shells with a long fleshy stalk, or pedicle, with which the animal burrows…
The Lingula antigua is a little bivalve shell belonging at the bottom of the class Brachiopoda. The…
The Lingula prima is a little bivalve shell belonging at the bottom of the class Brachiopoda. The inarticulate…
Lingula is a genus of brachiopods within the class Lingulata. Lingula is among the few brachiopods surviving…
Spirifer sowerbyi, an extinct brachiopod.
A characteristic modern Brachiopod of the northern Atlantic coast.