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lamp shell,

common name for animals of the phylum BrachiopodaBrachiopoda
, phylum of shelled sessile or sedentary marine animals, commonly known as lamp shells, and characterized by a peculiar feeding organ, the lophophore. The shell consists of two parts, called valves, that completely enclose the body; the external appearance of the
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The lamp shells, acorn worms and peanut worms include organisms that burrow in sediments of marine and estuarine habitats worldwide.
KEY WORDS: C value enigma, flow cytometry, brachiopod, lamp shell, Lingula
The lamp shells, on the other hand, never recovered.