from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A genus of the family Belemnitidæ, characterized by having a straight fissure at the upper end of the guard, on the ventral side of the alveolus. The species are all Cretaceous.
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[BELEMNITELLA AMERICANA] The belemnitella is sub-cylindrical and tapering to a point from its base.