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Conodonta (conodont)

Conodonta -

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1930Conodonta Eichenberg
1999Conodonta Dineley and Metcalf p. 11
2002Conodonta Sepkoski, Jr.
2008Conodonta Donoghue et al.
2011Conodonta Long p. 241

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
RankNameAuthor
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
classConodontaEichenberg 1930
classConodontaEichenberg 1930

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatitec
Environment: marinesubp
Locomotion: actively mobilec
Life habit: nektonicc
Diet: carnivorec
Vision: well-developedc
Comments: MINERALOGY: Skeletal mineralogy is fluoroapatite which is very close to hydroxyapatite. LIFE HISTORY: Pelagic, fully/motile fast, suspension feeder or predator according to Bambach et al (2007).c
Created: 2005-02-03 07:48:42
Modified: 2010-02-12 04:00:46
Source: c = class, subp = subphylum
References: Aberhan 1992, Carroll 1988

Age range: base of the Manykaian to the top of the Pliensbachian or 541.00000 to 182.70000 Ma

Collections (7443 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Manykaian541.0 - 530.0Russian Federation (Siberia) Hertzina pensa (50424)
Nemakit-Daldynian541.0 - 530.0Russian Federation (Krasnoyarsk) Hertzina pensa (99482)
Nemakit-Daldynian541.0 - 530.0China (Hunan) Hertzina sp. (97714)
Meishucunian541.0 - 516.0China (Zhejiang) Hertzina sp. (108038)
Meishucunian541.0 - 516.0China (Sichuan) Hertzina antiqua, Hertzina intermedia (107389) Hertzina elongata (108312)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Russian Federation (St. Petersburg) Phakelodus tenuis, Furnishina furnishi (191187)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Norway (Naersnes) Drepanoistodus sp., Fryxellodontus sp., Semiacontiodus nogamii, Phakelodus tenuis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Utahconus utahensis, Teridontus nakamurai (156964) Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus (156945)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4Sweden (Uppland) Cordylodus sp., Cordylodus prion (191678)
Cambrian541.0 - 485.4China (Jilin Provence) Albiconus postcostatus, Cordylodus drucei, Hirsutodontus simlex, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Stenodontus compressus, Cordylodus proavus, Cordylodus intermedius (156924) Albiconus postcostatus, Furnishina primitiva, Muellerodus hunjiangensis, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Cordylodus drucei, Hirsutodontus simplex, Monocostodus serierensis, Teridontus gracilis, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Drepanodus suberectus, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Utahconus utahensis, Cordylodus intermedius, Teridontus nakamurai, Prooneotodus gallatini (156926) Albiconus postcostatus, Furnishina primitiva, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Cordylodus drucei, Semiacontiodus nogamii, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Utahconus utahensis, Cordylodus intermedius, Teridontus nakamurai, Prooneotodus gallatini, Cordylodus lindstromi (156928) Albiconus postcostatus, Furnishina primitiva, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Hirsutodontus simplex, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156925) Cordylodus drucei, Monocostodus serierensis, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Utahconus utahensis, Cordylodus intermedius, Teridontus nakamurai, Cordylodus lindstromi (156929) Cordylodus drucei, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Cordylodus proavus, Utahconus utahensis, Cordylodus intermedius, Prooneotodus gallatini, Cordylodus lindstromi (156930) Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156921) Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156910 156923) Fryxellodontus inornatus (156909) Furnishina primitiva, Muellerodus hunjiangensis, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Cordylodus drucei, Monocostodus serierensis, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Drepanodus suberectus, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Utahconus utahensis, Cordylodus intermedius, Teridontus nakamurai, Prooneotodus gallatini (156927) Furnishina primitiva, Nogamiconus sp., Prooneotodus rotundatus, Fryxellodontus inornatus, Semiacontiodus nogamii, Phakelodus tenuis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156918) Furnishina primutiva, Muellerodus hunjiangensis, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Phakelodus tenuis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai, Furnishina furnishi (156913) Muellerodus hunjiangensis, Prooneotodus rotundatus, Fryxellodontus inornatus, Stenodontus jilinensis, Stenodontus compressus, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156914) Nogamiconus sp., Prooneotodus rotundatus, Cordylodus pravus, Phakelodus tenuis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Furnishina furnishi (156915) Prooneotodus rotundatus, Fryxellodontus inoratus, Stenodontus jilinensis, Stenodontus compressus, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai, Furnishina furnishi (156912) Prooneotodus rotundatus, Phakelodus tenuis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156911) Prooneotodus rotundatus, Semiacontiodus nogamii, Teridontus huanghuachangensis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156916) Prooneotodus rotundatus, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus (156920) Prooneotodus rotundus, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156919) Prooneotodus roundatus, Semiacontiodus nogamii, Phakelodus tenuis, Stenodontus jilinensis, Eoconodontus notchpeakensis, Cordylodus proavus, Teridontus nakamurai (156917) Teridontus huanghuagangensis, Cordylodus proavus (156922)
Tommotian530.0 - 520.0China (Hubei) Hertzina guizhouensis (155444)

Youngest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state PBDB collection number
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Peru Epigondolella mosheri (144575)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Slovakia Gladigondolella tethydis, Metaprioniodus petraeviridis (49455) Metapolygnathus slovakensis, Misikella hernsteini (100088) Misikella posthernsteini (32892 100046) Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (85059)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Turkey Misikella koessenensis, Misikella rhaetica (85407) Misikella koessenensis, Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini (85401 85402 85403 85404 85406) Misikella koessenensis, Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini, Epigondolella postera (85408) Misikella koessenensis, Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (85399) Misikella posthernsteini (85398 85410 85411 85416) Misikella posthernsteini, Epigondolella postera (85409) Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (85397 85400) Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini (85405) Misikella ultima, Misikella posthernsteini (85412 85413 85414 85415) Neohindeodella sp. (130673) Parvigondolella sp. (130672) Zieglericonus rhaeticus (130675)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Papua New Guinea (Western Highland) Misikella posthernsteini (42520)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Austria Cypridodella delicatula, Neospathodus lanceolatus (100107) Epigondolella bidentata, Misikella hernsteini (85766 85767 85782 85784 85790) Misikella koessenensis (145147) Misikella posthernsteini (145146) Misikella posthernsteini, Epigondolella bidentata, Misikella hernsteini (85760 85761 85762 85763 85764 85768 85770 85779 85780 85783) Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (85765 85769 85781 85786 85787 85788 85791 85792) Misikella rhaetica (145148) Misikella rhaetica, Misikella hernsteini (145145) Neohindeodella dropla, Misikella posthernsteini, Parvigondolella sp. (100105)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3USA (Nevada) Conodonta indet. (76608 76610) Epigondolella englandi, Epigondolella mosheri, Parvigondolella sp. C, Epigondolella bidentata (130589) Epigondolella mosheri (130582 130584 130586 130588 130591 130592) Epigondolella mosheri, Epigondolella bidentata (130587) Epigondolella mosheri, Parvigondolella sp. A, Epigondolella bidentata (130583) Epigondolella mosheri, Parvigondolella sp. B, Epigondolella bidentata (130585) Epigondolella mosheri, Parvigondolella sp. C, Epigondolella bidentata (130590) Misikella posthernsteini (130596 130600) Zieglericonus rhaeticum (130595 130598 130599)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Germany (Bavaria) Misikella posthernsteini (66977)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Slovenia Misikella koessenensis, Misikella posthernsteini (141442 141444 141445 141447) Misikella koessenensis, Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini (141443) Misikella koessenensis, Norigondolella steinbergensis, Misikella posthernsteini (141430 141441) Misikella koessenensis, Norigondolella steinbergensis, Misikella posthernsteini, Epigondolella bidentata, Misikella hernsteini (141427) Misikella posthernsteini (141433 141446) Misikella rhaetica (141450) Misikella sp. (141428 141435) Misikella sp., Misikella koessenensis (141440 141449) Misikella sp., Misikella koessenensis, Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella buseri, Misikella hernsteini (141334) Misikella sp., Misikella koessenensis, Norigondolella steinbergensis, Misikella posthernsteini, Parvigondolella lata (141439) Misikella sp., Misikella posthernsteini (141431) Misikella sp., Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (141335) Misikella sp., Misikella rhaetica (141437) Misikella sp., Misikella rhaetica, Misikella posthernsteini (141434) Misikella sp., Misikella rhaetica, Norigondolella steinbergensis, Zieglericonus rhaeticus (141429) Misikella sp., Norigondolella steinbergensis (141438) Misikella sp., Norigondolella steinbergensis, Zieglericonus rhaeticus, Misikella posthernsteini, Misikella hernsteini (141333) Norigondolella steinbergensis (141436) Norigondolella steinbergensis, Epigondolella bidentata, Misikella hernsteini (141425) Norigondolella steinbergensis, Misikella hernsteini (141423) Norigondolella steinbergensis, Parvigondolella andrusovi, Misikella hernsteini (141426) Norigondolella steinbergensis, Zieglericonus rhaeticus, Misikella buseri (141424)
Rhaetian208.5 - 201.3Chile Epigondolella mosheri (121308)
Sinemurian - Pliensbachian199.3 - 182.7Japan Conodonta indet. (119995 119997)