Brachiopod

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Brachiopod
Temporal range: Lower Cambrian–Recent
LingulaanatinaAA.JPG
Lingula anatina frae Stradbroke Island, Australie
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Animalia
Superphylum: Lophotrochozoa
Clade: Lophophorata
Clade: Brachiozoa
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Duméril, 1806[1]
Diversity[2]
Aboot 100 leevin genera.
Aboot 5,000 fossil genera.

Brachiopods, phylum Brachiopoda, are a group o lophotrochozoan ainimals that hae haurd "valves" (shells) on the upper an lawer surfaces, unlik the left an richt arrangement in bivalve molluscs.

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