isodont


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isodont

(ˈaɪsəʊˌdɒnt) zoology
n
(Zoology) an animal in which the teeth are of similar size
adj
(Zoology) (of an animal) having teeth which are all of a similar size
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The Barremian pliosaurid genera known in Colombia, Stenorhynchosaurus and Acostasaurus, are smaller in size and clearly differ from the new specimen MP111209-1: Stenorhynchosaurus has a more elongated snout, isodont dentition, and longer mandibular symphysis (Paramo-Fonseca et al., 2016); and Acostasaurus has a shorter preorbital rostrum, large nasal present in contact with the parietal, anterior interpterygoid vacuity absent, longer mandibular symphysis, different arrangement of the heterodont dentition (Gomez-Perez and Noe, 2017), cervical rib facets in ventrolateral position and double-headed cervical ribs (Gomez-Perez, 2001).
The other Cretaceous genera Makhaira, Brachauchenius and Megacephalosaurus are also smaller than MP111209-1 and differ from it in having an isodont dentition and a longer symphysis (Williston, 1903; 1907; Schumacher et al., 2013, Fischer et al., 2015).
The pectinate setae are isodont. Ventral cirri are spherical inflated posterior to setiger 5.