n. [Gr. gonia, angle]
(MOLLUSCA: Cephalopoda)
Extinct Paleozoic ammonoid cephalopod existing in the Middle Devonian Period.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • Goniatite — Go ni*a*tite, n. [Gr. ? angle.] (Paleon.) One of an extinct genus of fossil cephalopods, allied to the Ammonites. The earliest forms are found in the Devonian formation, the latest, in the Triassic. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • goniatite — ● goniatite nom féminin Mollusque céphalopode ammonoïde de la seconde moitié de l ère primaire, caractérisé par des cloisons à suture présentant seulement un ou deux lobes latéraux et un lobe ventral bifide. (Les goniatites disparaissent à la fin …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Goniatite — Taxobox name = Goniatite fossil range = fossil range|400|251.4Early Early Devonian Late Permian image width = 155px image caption = Drawing of a goniatite fossil displaying characteristic zigzag sutures regnum = Animalia phylum = Mollusca classis …   Wikipedia

  • Goniatite — Goniatite …   Wikipédia en Français

  • goniatite — [ gəʊnɪətʌɪt] noun Palaeontology an ammonoid fossil of an early type with simple angular suture lines. Origin C19: from mod. L. Goniatites, from Gk gōnia angle …   English new terms dictionary

  • goniatite — go·ni·a·tite …   English syllables

  • goniatite — ˈgōnēəˌtīt noun ( s) Etymology: New Latin Goniatites : an ammonoid of the genus Goniatites or family Goniatitidae …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goniatitida — Goniatite Goniatite …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Devonian Period — Interval of geologic time from 417 to 354 million years ago; it was the fourth period of the Paleozoic Era. During the Devonian, a giant continent was situated in the Southern Hemisphere (see Gondwana), and other landmasses were located in the… …   Universalium

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