Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History Geologic Time The Story of a Changing Earth
Presented by the Department of Paleobiology.
The Triassic
Contents
Overview
Extinction and Recovery
Origin of Mammals
Origin of the Dinosaurs
Climate and Plate Tectonics
Evidence
Skull of Coelophysis
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Dicynodont
Dicynodont
Cynodont
Skull of Cynognathus
Skull of Buettneria
Phytosaur
Nothosaur
Bennettitalean 1
Bennettitalean 2
Cycadophyte
Trilophosaurus
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Foundational Concepts
Dating Methods
Earth Processes
Life Processes
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References:
Behrensmeyer, A. K., J. D. Damuth, W. A. DiMichele, R. Potts, H.-D. Sues, and S. L. Wing. 1992. Terrestrial Ecosystems through Time: Evolutionary Paleoecology of Terrestrial Plants and Animals. Chicago: University of Chicago Press. 568 pp.

Carroll, R. L. 1988. Vertebrate Paleontology and Evolution. W. H. Freeman, San Francisco.

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Department of Paleobiology Life of a Vertebrate Fossil http://paleobiology.si.edu/LVF/index.htm



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