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Neothyris lenticularis Apricot brachiopod, Fiordland, New Zealand.
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Profile lexID: 9038 Scientific: Neothyris lenticularis German: Armfüsser, Lampenmuscheln English: Apricot brachiopod, lamp-shell Category: Autres Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Brachiopoda (Phylum) > Rhynchonellata (Class) > Terebratulida (Order) > Terebratellidae (Family) > Neothyris (Genus) > lenticularis (Species) Initial determination: (Deshayes, 1839) Occurrence: Nouvelle Zélande, Pacifique Ouest, Pacifique Sud Sea depth: 3 - 500 Meter Size: 4.1 cm - 4.6 cm Temperature: °C - 25°C Food: plancton Difficulty: There are no reports available yet that this animal has already been kept in captivity successfully Offspring: None Red List: Not evaluated (NE) Related species at: Catalog of Life
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Created: 2015-12-13 19:35:45
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Neothyris lenticularis (Deshayes, 1839)
The brachiopods are commonly known as Lamp shells.Lamp shells has a dorsal and ventral shell.Their feeding organ are the ciliated lophophores.
The apricot brachiopod Neothyris lenticularis can be found to depth of 3 - 500 m. This species is the largest brachiopod in New Zealand, often found on oyster beds, but also such as rock platforms, walls and sandy rubble.
Size : 41 mm in length, 33 mm width,20 heigh
Biota > Animalia (Kingdom) > Brachiopoda (Phylum) > Rhynchonelliformea (Subphylum) > Rhynchonellata (Class) > Terebratulida (Order) > Terebratellidina (Suborder) > Terebratelloidea (Superfamily) > Terebratellidae (Family) > Terebratellinae (Subfamily) > Neothyris (Genus) > Neothyris lenticularis (Species)
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