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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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Conodont elements contained in this biozone were assigned to the following: Hindeodus minutes, Hideodus excavatus, Sweetognathus whitei, Hindeodella triassic and Neostreptognathodus pequopensis.
Conodont elements contained in this biozone were identified as follows: Merrillina divergens, Hindeodella triassic, Hideodus excavates.
The team discovered that conodont elements are the sharpest dental structures ever measured.
Despite the great abundance of conodont elements, few age-diagnostic species were obtained from carbonates of the Wink Member.
In the Pakri Cape section 58-97% of conodont elements were redeposited, while conodonts were derived from several underlying strata (Lofgren et al.
Distribution of conodont elements in samples from the Anikaitse and Hulge cliffs Species ANIKAITSE Sample number/weight (g) Element 1/3080 2/1210 Ctenognathodus sp.
Zhuravlev & Sapega (2007) showed that those chemical differences result in slightly different lattice parameter values for lamellar and white type tissues of conodont elements.
The conodont elements from the eleven samples of the Laanemetsa-70 core are rather poorly preserved, many specimens are corroded and broken (Fig.