Tithonian


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Tithonian

[ti′thō·nē·ən]
(geology)
Southern European equivalent of the Portlandian stage (uppermost Jurassic) of geologic time.
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Gladius shape variation in the genus Trachyteuthis Meyer 1846 (Cephalopoda: Coleoidea) from the Late Jurassic Plattenkalks of Nusplingen (Kimmeridgian) and Solnhofen (Tithonian).
The studied formations that contain Qamchuqa, Sarmord and Garagu are belonging to the Late Tithonian - Early Turonian period; and defined by Wetzel, 1950 in northern of Iraq (Bellen et al., 1959).
Dating of the limestone layers revealed that the trackway was formed 150 million years ago, during the Early Tithonian Age of the Jurassic Period.
This is estimated to be around the Early Tithonian Age of the Jurassic Period.
The Monte Bardia Fm (Tithonian--Berriasian) (Dieni and Massari, 1985a) is formed by a 400 m thick succession of peritidal carbonates, followed by a gap encompassing the Kimmeridgian and part of the Tithonian, possibly due to a sea level fall (Dieni and Massari, 1985a; Costamagna et al., 2007).
There are deposits from Lusitanian, Kimmeridgian and Tithonian stages in the water-shed section in Tengi's lateral ridge, composed of carbonaceous and sandy-argillaceous rocks and are represented by two lithofacies.
Sea-level changes recorded by cerium anomalies in the Late Jurassic (Tithonian) black rock series of Qiangtang Basin, north-central Tibet.
Rifting was initiated in the Late Jurassic(Kimmeridgian to Tithonian) and was followed by thermally driven (post-rift) subsidence and a period of uplift and erosion during the Early Cretaceous.
I was not exactly upset at being woken earlier but the birds' behaviour seemed odd and I thought that probably Aves (birds) - the ancestors of Archaeopteryx lithographical from the Tithonian stage of the Late Jurassic age some 150-145 million years ago - too are going cuckoo like us human beings.