BIOTIC Species Information for Neocrania anomala
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Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Taxonomy
Scientific nameNeocrania anomala Common nameA brachiopod
MCS CodeX7 Recent SynonymsCrania anomala

PhylumBrachiopoda Subphylum
Superclass ClassInarticulata
Subclass OrderAcrotretida
Suborder FamilyCraniidae
GenusNovocrania Speciesanomala
Subspecies   

Additional InformationUnusually for the inarticulate brachiopods, the shell contains calcium carbonate. In brachiopods the valves of the shell are dorso-ventral, whereas in bivlave molluscs the valves are lateral.
Taxonomy References Brunton & Curry, 1979, Howson & Picton, 1997, James et al., 1992, Rowell, 1960,
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