heterodonty


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heterodonty

the state of having heterodont teeth.
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In addition to monognathic and dignathic heterodonty, Port Jackson sharks exhibit ontogenetic heterodonty.
Fragmentary preservation and heterodonty makes identification difficult, but the rich diversity and ecological significance of chondrichthyan fossils makes their study worthy of a greater effort.
Hypoprion bigelowi, a synonym of Carcharhinus signatus (Pisces: Carcharhinidae), with a description of ontogenetic heterodonty in this species and notes on its natural history.