Definition of Conodonta

1. Noun. Extinct order of primitive vertebrates; the precise taxonomy is not clear; in some classifications considered a separate phylum.

Exact synonyms: Conodontophorida, Order Conodonta, Order Conodontophorida
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Agnatha, Superclass Agnatha
Member holonyms: Conodont



Lexicographical Neighbors of Conodonta

Connell
Connell's suture
Connels
Connemara heath
Conner
Connery
Connie
Connochaetes
Connolly
Connor
Connors
Conocarpus
Conocarpus erectus
Conoclinium
Conoclinium coelestinum
Conodonta (current term)
Conodontophorida
Conopodium
Conopodium denudatum
Conor
Conoy
Conrad
Conrad Aiken
Conrad Potter Aiken
Conradi's line
Conradi-Drigalski agar
Conradian
Conradina

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. ..."

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