conodont


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the tiny fossil cone-shaped tooth of a primitive vertebrate of order Conodonta

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small (2 inches long) extinct eellike fish with a finned tail and a notochord and having cone-shaped teeth containing cellular bone

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The objectives of our investigation of the conodonts of the Desmoinesian Bucktown Coal Member of the Dugger Formation in the eastern part of the Illinois Basin in Indiana included describing the conodonts, furthering the development of a stable Pennsylvanian conodont taxonomy, interpreting paleonvironments, and continuing the establishment of regional correlations in the Midwest.
Biological biozoning studies were thus based on conodont elements in the studied section's complete rock sequence.
This seminal study will revolutionise both our understanding of the conodont fossil record the role of intrinsic innovation versus extrinsic forces of competition and environmental change, it will also establish an entirely new suite of investigative tools to the discipline.
Conodont biostratigraphy and biofacies of Lower and Middle Devonain Limestones, North-central Ohio.
We have undertaken a study of conodonts in the Viivikonna Formation with several objectives: to discover if this specific facies harboured an environmentally distinctive conodont fauna; to determine if the collections from different lithologies were dominated by different taxa; and to refine the biostratigraphy of the formation, especially through determination of the position of the base of the Amorphognathus tvaerensis Zone.
This new species of conodont is characterized by the presence of a reduced platform.
Paleontologists debated whether this conodont animal was a true vertebrate or an invertebrate chordate similar to amphioxus.
New data on Ordovician stable isotope record and conodont biostratigraphy from the Viki reference drill core, Saaremaa Island, western Estonia.
Through the climatic changes, conodont and ammonoid faunae were initially able to recover very quickly during the Early Triassic as unusually short-lived species emerged.
In recent years he has discovered hundreds of complete conodont mouth apparatuses in 425-million-year-old lagoons on the Bruce Peninsula.
Stratigraphy and conodont faunas of the Maxville Group (Middle and Upper Mississippian) of Ohio.
The Viki section was selected as a basis for deriving ID numbers because of the great thickness of the Telychian, large number of bentonites, and a well-established conodont biostratigraphy (Jeppsson & Mannik 1993; Kiipli et al.
Extremely common in rocks from 520 to 205 million years old, the pointy, millimeter-sized conodont fossils have mystified paleontologists for 150 years.
The most complete information on the conodont biostratigraphy and biofacies of the Fusselman and Wristen Formations was obtained from a core from the Socony Mobil Pegasus Unit 3 #7-20 well in Midland County, Texas (Fig.