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Hebertella occidentalis Brachiopod
Trimble County, Kentucky
TIME PERIOD: Ordovician Period  (445-485 Million Years ago)
Data: Moderate to large Hebertella species with a subquadrate outline and a moderate to highly pronounced sulcus. Shell wider than long; shell depth variable, convexoconcave to unequally biconvex; cardinal extremities angular; sulcus wide with moderate to very high depth, typically well developed in larger specimins; ventral muscle scars of variable width; dorsal and ventral umbonal angles low (<135 degrees). Articulate brachiopod.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Class: Rhynchonellata
Order: †Orthida
Family: †Plectorthidae
Genus: †Herbertella
Species: †occidentalis

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