Friday, August 24, 2012

Burmirhynchia hopkinsi

Another fine brachiopod from the Jurassic (Bathonien) aged cliffs near Luc Sur Mer, France is Burmirhynchia hopkinsi. This species is related to Burmirhynchia decorata but is smaller and flatter.

Group shot of several specimens

Pedicle valve

Anterior (front)

Brachial valve

Posterior (Rear)


Thanks to my friend Gery for sending me these fossils.

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