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Neothyris lenticularis Apricot brachiopod, Fiordland, New Zealand.
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lexID: 9038 Scientific: Neothyris lenticularis German: Armfüsser, Lampenmuscheln English: Apricot brachiopod, lamp-shell Category: Miscellaneous Family tree: Animalia (Kingdom) > Brachiopoda (Phylum) > Rhynchonellata (Class) > Terebratulida (Order) > Terebratellidae (Family) > Neothyris (Genus) > lenticularis (Species) Initial determination: (Deshayes, 1839) Occurrence: New Zealand, South-Pazific, Western Pacific Ocean Sea depth: 3 - 500 Meter Size: 1.61" - 1.81" (4.1cm - 4.6cm) Temperature: 32 °F - 77 °F (°C - 25°C) Food: Plankton 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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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
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
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