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Rhynchonellata - Terebratulida - Dielasmatidae
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|K. S. W. Campbell 1965||Shells small to moderate in size for terebratuloids; pedicle valve evenly convex transversely, or flattened, or broadly sinuate; umbo sub-erect to erect; foramen labiate; umbonal ridges rounded to sub-angular; anterior and lateral commissures broadly sinuate; dental lamellae present; outer hinge plates attached to inner socket ridges; inner hinge plates meeting floor of valve separately, or forming a sessile sepatlium, or more rarely forming a normal septalium on a low septum; density of puncate averages 250 per sq. mm.|