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Unknown Pentamerid Brachiopod, Clinton Group

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JUAN EMMANUEL

Hi, can anyone lead me on determining this species of brachiopod? This brachiopod originates from the Reynales Formation, Clinton Group of Hamilton, Ontario from the Niagara Escarpment. A name I found for this shell is Stricklandia canadensis when I was reading a document about the Escarpment, though when I went to the fossiilid.info and the fossilworks websites there is no mention of the species. I began to think this could be a Stricklandia lens. 

The shell in the centre is approximately 4 cm long. 

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Herb

Maybe some species of Pentamerus sp.?

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Tidgy's Dad

It's a nice specimen but I don't have access to the papers that would help us with this, particularly those on Striclandia canadensis, 

Pentameroides sp, maybe? 

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JUAN EMMANUEL
On ‎2018‎-‎10‎-‎13 at 12:42 PM, Tidgy's Dad said:

It's a nice specimen but I don't have access to the papers that would help us with this, particularly those on Striclandia canadensis, 

Pentameroides sp, maybe? 

Now that I look at the list of brachiopods that can be found in the Reynales Formation of the Niagara Escarpment in Hamilton, there are Pentameroides subrectus found not far off at nearby Albion Falls. I wonder what sort of valve that shell is in the middle?

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