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Collection Tier:
Tier 2

Fossils ➔ Fossil, Rock with Branchiopod Shells

Identifier:
2017.33.13
Description:
This cluster of brachiopod shells is preserved in light red colored rock. Their origins are unknown and in fossil, the form is a solid outline of the shells. A living brachiopod has valves which would be hinged at the rear end, while the front would be opened for feeding or closed for protection. 
Dimensions:
3"" h 3"" w 1 1/4"" d
Source:
Gift of Dan R. Jones
Maker/Donor
Judith N. Jones
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