Gyrodus


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Gyr´o`dus

    (jĭr´ô`dŭs)
n.1.(Paleon.) A genus of extinct oölitic fishes, having rounded teeth in several rows adapted for crushing.
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Several species have also been described from the Upper Jurassic, belonging to the genera Athrodon, Eomesodon, Ocloedus, Proscinetes and Gyrodus (e.
1906): Gyrodus und die Organisation der Pyknodonten.
In September 2000, the author, digging in the streambed of the Ramanesson, collected the lower jaw of Gyrodus sp.
trinitiensis bear a ring of radiating cuspules similar to that of the genus Gyrodus (Thurmond, 1974).