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Index of flora
Index of fauna
Kingdom Animale | Phylum Brachiopoda
  Photo by Tan Bee Hong Lamp Shell
This is a small, very ancient and almost cosmopolitan (world-wide) family of bivalve-like animals. Although it has two shell valves, it is unlike the molluscs in that the valves are dorsal and ventral instead of being right and left. Its feeding structures are also very different.

The Lamp shell, Lingula unguis is depicted. (Shell length 2-4cm).
Introduction
Shore environment
 
From A Guide to Seashore Life by Dr Leo W H Tan and Peter K L Ng
Published by the Singapore Science Centre and sponsored by BP

@Raffles Museum of Biodiversity Research and Singapore Science Centre