Triassic


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Triassic

of, denoting, or formed in the first period of the Mesozoic era that lasted for 42 million years and during which reptiles flourished

Triassic

[trī′a‚sik]
(geology)
The first period of the Mesozoic era, lying above Permian and below Jurassic, 180-225 million years ago.
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It equally devastated the terrestrial life, ~70 to 80% of terrestrial life did not survive into the Triassic (Maxell, 1992; Benton et al.
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There are good evaporite seals under Syria's Triassic carbonates (reservoirs), in the Palmyrid area and in the north-east.
The vertical succession of the Triassic in this region is similar to the Germanic-Type Triassic, i.
Early Triassic period was constituted by many plant groups , ferns being the most important and the most dominating group as shown by the well preserved and highly preserved azonate trilete spores.
Representing a broad range of depositional environments, ranging from perennial lacustrine to fluvial and aeolian settings, and documented by hundreds of fossils, these assemblages lack any of the characteristic Late Triassic faunal elements, most conspicuously metoposaurid temnospondyls, phytosaurs, procolophonids, and diverse non-crocodylomorph and non-dinosaurian archosaurs, all of which are known from older assemblages in the Fundy basin and elsewhere.
Earlier it had been assumed that marine predators grew continuously larger from the Early to the Middle Triassic culminating in the apex predators.
Freshwater mussels from Upper Triassic Newark Supergroup of Atlantic coast rift-basin lakes were interpreted to belong to Mulleriidae (was Mycetopodidae; Mycetopoda), Hyriidae (Diplodon), and Unionidae (Anoplophora, Unio) by Pilsbry (4,5).
Plateosaurus Lived during the Triassic period; it ate only plants.
Nevertheless, evidence of continuous sedimentation from the Permian to Triassic been reported in many regions of Iran (Julfa, Kandovan, Amol, Shahreza and Abadeh).
Mud logs, core and open hole wireline logs indicate hydrocarbons in the Mid Triassic horizon, while the initial analysis indicates 112 metres of gross reservoir and approximately 60 metres net pay in the Mid Triassic carbonate reservoir unit.
The family Xenopteridae was described by Riek (1955) for a tegmen from the Upper Triassic of Australia.