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- noun (Zoöl.) Any species of Terebratula or allied genera. Used also adjectively.
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- noun zoology Any
speciesof Terebratula or allied genera.
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Echinoids very common, also crinoids, starfish, sponges, and terebratulid and rhynchonellid brachiopods.
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.