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, ...
Characters: bilaterally symmetrical vermiform (worm-like) animals; eyes present;
conodont elements appear to be mouth parts; elements grew through ...
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
Conodonts have long been a mystery to the scientific community. They are
represented in the fossil record by tooth-like mirofossils found as constituents in ...
Jun 11, 2001 ... ABSTRACT—Conodonts were mostly small, elongate, eel-shaped marine
animals that inhabited a variety of environments in Paleozoic.
Euconodonts have long been an enigmatic group of fossil marine animals,
represented by minute, comb-shaped or claw-shaped denticles - the 'conodonts'
interests focus on using conodonts and other microfossils in biostratigraphy and
interpreting past oceanic events. Microscopic Marvels of the Paleozoic: ...