Middle Triassic


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Middle Triassic

[′mid·əl trī′as·ik]
(geology)
The geologic epoch occurring between the Upper and Lower Triassic, beginning approximately 215,000,000 years ago.
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The secondary exploration target was to prove petroleum in Late to Middle Triassic reservoir rocks (Tuben and Snadd formation), depending on the well result in the primary target.
The creature, closely related to the plesiosaur with its long neck, was about 10ft long and lived during the Middle Triassic period when the first dinosaurs ruled the earth.
In these ranges the Upper Permian to Middle Triassic is represented by mixed siliciclastic carbonate sediments, named (in ascending order) the Chhidru, Mianwali, and Tredian formations.
Remains of the Late Carboniferous to Permian molasse basins rarely overlie the Variscan basement unconformably (Cassinis and Ronchi, 2002), forming a more than 300 m thick succession that locally (SE Sardinia) also includes thin Middle Triassic deposits (<50 m) (Costamagna and Barca, 2002).
Baguel produces from Middle Triassic Kirchaou sands at a depth of 2,460 m.
Middle Triassic Flora and Climatic changes in the Western Salt Range, Pakistan, based on Palynological data.
Previously reported lonchorhynchine trematosaurids all date from the Early and early Middle Triassic, but two clades of Trematosauridae are now known to range into the Late Triassic (Schoch and Milner 2000; Sues and Schoch 2013).
Large, robust Cruziana from the Middle Triassic of Northeastern British Columbia: ethologic, biostratigraphic, and paleobiologic significance.
The researchers looked at the global distribution of predatory marine vertebrates and their body size in the Early and Middle Triassic and came to surprising conclusions.
In a previous study from 2004, Hochuli and Feist-Burkhardt documented different, but clearly related flowering-plant-like pollen from the Middle Triassic in cores from the Barents Sea, south of Spitsbergen.
It lived during the Middle Triassic period, about 10 million to 15 million years earlier than the oldest confirmed dinosaurs.