Conodonts are extinct chordates resembling eels, classified in the class
Conodonta. For many years, they were known only from tooth-like microfossils
found in ...
Conodont elements are commonly found in marine deposits and are the only
fossil remains of a soft-bodied creature. This article outlines the history of their ...
Conodont, minute toothlike fossil composed of the mineral apatite (calcium
phosphate); conodonts are among the most frequently occurring fossils in marine
Dec 3, 2009 ... What conodonts were remained a mystery for many years. These microfossils
were variously thought to belong to annelid worms, arthropods, ...
Euconodonts have long been an enigmatic group of fossil marine animals,
represented by minute, comb-shaped or claw-shaped denticles - the 'conodonts'
Among our early Palaeozoic ancestors was a creature known as a conodont; ...
study of a weird group of long-extinct, microscopic fossils called conodonts. What
Oct 24, 2013 ... Conodonts are an extinct group of jawless vertebrates whose tooth-like elements
are the earliest instance of a mineralized skeleton in the ...
Jun 12, 2013 ... Conodonts are extinct phosphatic microfossils that 'look like' teeth and are used
extensively for dating rocks roughly 500-205 million years old.
Oct 25, 2013 ... Enigmatic creatures called conodonts have been key to ideas about how teeth
and skeletons evolved. Found in strata between 500 and 200 ...
Jun 11, 2001 ... ABSTRACT—Conodonts were mostly small, elongate, eel-shaped marine
animals that inhabited a variety of environments in Paleozoic.