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Brachiopods

  • Christian C. Emig
Part of the Monographiae Biologicae book series (MOBI, volume 86)

Ten brachiopod species have been recorded in the waters of Central America, and eight of these species occur on the Pacific coast of Costa Rica. Among the Linguliformea, two Glottidia species, G. albida, and G. audebarti, live in the Golfo de Nicoya (Costa Rica). Two discinid species occur in the Pacific waters, viz. Discradisca strigata and the deep-sea Pelagodicus atlanticus. Among the Rhynchonelliformea, all recorded species are living in the deep-sea, in the bathyal and abyssal zones: Neorhynchia strebeli, Liothyrella clarkeana, L. moseleyi, Macandrevia diamantina, M. americana, and M. craniella.

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Ventral Valve Pacific Water Muddy Bottom Invertebrate Paleontology United States National Museum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Christian C. Emig
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  1. 1.Centre d'Oc é anologieRue de la Batterie-des-LionsMarseilleFrance

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