An Illustrated and Cross-Referenced Glossary of
Malacological and Conchological Terms

by Paul S. Mikkelsen

Look for:  
Search results for:   TAXODONT       2 terms were found.

Term Definition

PSEUDOTAXODONT   With numerous irregular short HINGE TEETH transverse to HINGE MARGIN and known to be unrelated to CTENODONT and PSEUDOCTENODONT forms; see also: DENTITION; TAXODONT.

TAXODONT   Having numerous short HINGE TEETH more or less similar in shape and mostly set at an angle to the HINGE MARGIN. See illustration: Composite Bivalve. See also: DENTITION; PRIONODONT; PSEUDOTAXODONT.

Copyright ©Paul S. Mikkelsen, All Rights Reserved Return to Home Page  |  Return to Top Over 1700 Terms in the Glossary!