Pentamerus sp.

Pentamerus sp. Name: Pentamerus sp.   

Locality: Killingen, Holmestrand, Norway  

Age: Silurian  

Showcase: Brachiopod showcase  

Solitary specimens and the rock they are found in. The posterior end of the shell was thicker than the rest to ensure a stable position on the sea bed. Several specimens could also stay together to support their upright position.  

Other brachiopods in the exhibition   

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Publisert 18. mai 2011 16:00