Strophomenida

Strophomenida

[‚strä·fə′men·əd·ə]
(paleontology)
A large diverse order of articulate brachiopods which first appeared in Lower Ordovician times and became extinct in the Late Triassic.
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27 species f rom 13 genera regarding Late Permian brachiopod s were recognized in the present research work, Theost significant brachiopod families, in terms of frequency and variety, included Productida, Strophomenida, Rhynconellida and Athyris.
The recognised fossil community was compared to brachiopod communities in some regions of Iran, and they belong to the orders Athyris, Rhynconellida, Productida and Strophomenida.