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Describe Rhynconellida...

• Heavily ribbed
• Zig-zag sulcus

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Which brachiopod order has a smooth shell and no other defining features?

Pentameridian

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What does Lingulida look like?

Smooth and streamlined

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Describe Orthida

• Slightly ribbed
• D shaped shell

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Which brachiopod has fine ribs, a very distinct sulcus and is winged?

Spiriferida

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Which brachiopod order has large wings, is heavily ribbed and can be huge?

Strophomenidina

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Describe Tereratulida...

Has an obvious foramen and a smooth oval shell with a frilled edge

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In what times did Lingulida live?

Cambrian-Recent

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When did Orthida live?

Lower Cambrian-Recent

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When did Spiriferida live?

Mid Ordovician-Upper Devonian

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When did Strophomenidina live?

Lower Ordovician-Lower Jurassic

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When did Pentameridian live?

Mid Cambrian-Upper Devonian

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When did Rhynconellida live?

Mid Ordovician-Recent

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When did Tereratulida live?

Lower Devonian-Recent