Predation on Brachiopods

  • Lindsey R. Leighton
Part of the Topics in Geobiology book series (TGBI, volume 20)


If someone were to have written a chapter reviewing brachiopod predation thirty years ago, the paper would have been quite short. Since then, numerous papers have been written on the subject, including many excellent case studies. Nonetheless, despite a growing body of literature on the topic, there are certain questions related to brachiopod predation that I am often asked. So the first part of this review will attempt to answer these questions.


Fossil Record Middle Devonian Lower Devonian Late Ordovician Predation Intensity 
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  1. 1.Department of Geological SciencesSan Diego State UniversitySan DiegoUSA

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