Carnian


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Carnian

[′kärn·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Upper Triassic geologic time. Also spelled Karnian.
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Investigators of the Quezon City Police District identified the man as Michael Carnian, 40, a resident of Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City.
Fossil insect eggs and ovipositional damage on bennettialean leaf cuticles from the Carnian (Upper Triassic) of Austria.
from the Anisian to Norian of Europe, the Anisian of the Middle East, and the Ladinian or Carnian of China (Wild 1973, 1980; Rieppel et al.
These families were best documented from late Carnian and Norian (mid Late Triassic).
It can be mentioned here that material yielded by the Dzaylyaucho locality [Madygen Formation, Kyrgyzstan; Ladinian/ Carnian, late Middle to early Late Triassic, according to Dobruskina (1995)] was deformed during fossilization (Rasnitsyn 1982; Sharov 1968, 1971; Figs 21, 27C,I).
upper limit of penetrative deformation (9) San Hipolito Formation : chlorite schists, marbles, hornblende-actinolite schists, sedimentary and volcanic, fossiliferous, Late Triassic (Late Carnian ?
Spray and his colleagues suggest a tentative link between the impacts and an earlier wave of extinctions, which occurred at the boundary between the Carnian and Norian stages of the Triassic.
This fauna closely resembles the ostracode faunas from the Bluewater Creek Member of the Chinle Formation in New Mexico and the Monitor Butte Member of the Chinle Formation in Utah and is of late Carnian age.
This type of assemblage corresponds to the so named "secatus-densus" palynoflora by Besems (1981a, b) and is characteristic of the Early Carnian (Cordevolian) in the Iberian Peninsula (Sopena et al.
They concluded that, although most of these taxa have a wide chronostratigraphic range (Middle Triassic), the presence of Costatoria goldfussi indicates an upper Ladinian-lower Carnian age.