Definition of Conodonta
1. Noun. Extinct order of primitive vertebrates; the precise taxonomy is not clear; in some classifications considered a separate phylum.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Agnatha, Superclass Agnatha
Member holonyms: Conodont
Lexicographical Neighbors of Conodonta
Literary usage of Conodonta
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1898)
"They anticipate in the most surprising manner the dental structure of the ancient Tri- conodonta and ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1870)
"Entomostraca of at least ten species, Conodonta of several varieties, and fish- remains of the genera ..."
3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1896)
"Colorado, Bruce. Plusia ce/sa tf 9 Hy. Edwards. Oregon. Plusia accurata 9 Hy. Edwards. Washington. Doubtfully placed in this genus. Conodonta unica d1 Neum. ..."
4. Bulletin by Geological Society of America (1902)
"... and minute shells and Conodonta. Snow Creek phosphate is not a product of leaching, but a bed of phosphate. It is a dark rock, substantially, ..."
5. Report of the Geological Survey of Ohio by Geological Survey of Ohio (1875)
"The material of which the Conodonta are composed is slightly translucent, horn-like in color, and closely resembles the enamel of many teeth. ..."