Terebratulida


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Terebratulida

[‚ter·ə·brə′tül·əd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of articulate brachiopods that has a punctate shell structure and is characterized by the possession of a loop extending anteriorly from the crural bases, providing some degree of support for the lophophore.
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(2012): Multicostote zeillerids (Brachiopoda, Terebratulida) from the Lower Jurassic of the Eastern Subbetic (SE Spain) and their use in correlation and paleobiogeography.
Variation in the loops of two recent species of Liothvrella (Bra-chiopoda; Terebratulida) from New Zealand and South Orkney Islands.
Specimens of another 5 species--Terebratulina crossei, Laqueus rubellus, Laqueus blanfordi, Terebratalia coreanica, and Platidia japonica--belonging to articulated brachiopods (Terebratulida) were obtained from fisherman using gill nets at a depth of approximately 100 m in Okirai Bay, Iwate, Japan, in February 2010.
Inarticulata comprises 2 orders (Lingulida and Acrotretida): Articulata comprises an additional 2 orders (Rhynchonellida and Terebratulida).
[33%]), brachiopods (order Terebratulida [11%]), the white sea urchin (Lytechinus anamesus [9%]), the fragile sea urchin (Allocentrotus fragilis [4%]), and sea pens (suborder Subselliflorae; [2%]; Fig.