Oleneothyris harlani

Oleneothyris harlani was a brachiopod, or lamp shell, that attached itself to the sea floor and filtered its food from the water.


 


Food: detritus, microfauna
Predators: possibly turtles
Closest surviving relatives: modern members of the Terebratula clade


Links

Oleneothyris harlani at Fossils of New Jersey >