Brachiopod , Bronze, 15 1/2" x 17 1/2" x 8 1/2"
by Laura Priebe

Kentucky Sate Fossil

Brachiopods were reef dwelling clam-like

filter feeders and moved very little. The had a

stalk feeder that extended from the base of the shell.

Pentamerida brachiopod fossils are common in Silurian bedrock.
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