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Stringocephalis Brachiopod

Guangxi, China
Devonian Period (419.2-358.9 million years ago)
Stringocephalus is an extinct genus of large brachiopods; between 388.1 to 376.1 million years old - they are usually found as fossils in Devonian marine rocks. Several forms of the genus are known; they may be found in western North America, northern Europe (especially Poland), Asia and the Canning Basin of Western Australia. Several different types are known; they share a well-developed, curved structure shaped like a beak. Some of the largest specimens discovered to date have been found in China.
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Brachiopoda
Class: Rhynchonellata
Order: Terebratulida
Suborder: †Terebratulidina
Superfamily: †Stringocephaloidea
Family: †Stringocephalidae
Genus: †Stringocephalus


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