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  • noun (Zoöl.) Any species of Terebratula or allied genera. Used also adjectively.

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  • noun zoology Any species of Terebratula or allied genera.


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  • Echinoids very common, also crinoids, starfish, sponges, and terebratulid and rhynchonellid brachiopods.

    Table of geologic time - The Panda's Thumb 2005

  • In the invertebrate world, several new groups had appeared, such as: planktonic foraminifera and calpionelids, rudists, a reef-forming variety of bivalves; belemnites; and brachiopods of the terebratulid and rinchonelid groups.

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