The chronological development of molariform
teeth in this species is commensurate with changes in diet as they age.
(2015) found that mollusks represented up to (90 %) of the stomach contents in the molariform
ecomorph, while detritus was the major component in the papilliform ecomorph (55 %).
The p4 is a molariform
tooth with a relatively broad crown unlike p2 and p3.
(1991a): The dentition of red deer (Cervus elaphus): a scoring scheme to assess age from wear of the permanent molariform
Condylobasal length (CB), length of rostrum (LR), length of neurocranium (LN), and length of upper molariform
tooth row (LP4-M3) were measured from the ventral view of the skull.
The roundish to irregular molariform
teeth on plates are of different sizes, the biggest situated along the medial margin of the plates and the smallest along the posterior margin.
The term supplemental refers to teeth that are of normal size and shape, whereas rudimentary teeth are of smaller size and abnormal shape, including conical, tuberculate and molariform
type of supernumerary teeth is rare and uncommon.
baremoze is composed of a small fleshy-lipped terminal mouth, with both conical and molariform
Based on morphology, supernumerary can be defined as supplemental (eumorphic) or rudimentary (conic shape, tuberculate, molariform
, and odontome) [15, 16].
Sex affects age determination and wear of molariform
teeth in white-tailed deer.--J.
He also noted that they have certain behavioral and morphological characteristics that make it easy to feed on a diversity of prey: swimming speed and strong molariform
teeth that enable these fish to crush armored prey, such as sea urchins, crabs, and gastropods.
However, it has some juvenile characteristics such as the presence of molariform
teeth in the central region and sharp denticles preserved on the postero-lateral angles.