What is Permian?

  • (noun): From 280 million to 230 million years ago; reptiles.
    Synonyms: Permian period

Permian

The Permian is a geologic period and system which extends from 298.9 ± 0.2 to 252.2 ± 0.5 (Million years ago). It is the last period of the Paleozoic Era, following the Carboniferous Period and preceding the Triassic Period of the Mesozoic Era. It was first introduced in 1841 by geologist Sir Roderick Murchison, and is named after the ancient kingdom of Permia.

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Claraia
... that lived from the Capitanian stage of the Late Permian to the Anisian stage of the Middle Triassic, 266-237 million years ago ... These are common fossils subsequent to the Permian-Triassic boundary, suggesting that the genus experienced rapid diversification during and after the Permian–Triassic ...
Permian Basin (Europe)
... The European Permian Basin is a thick sequence of sedimentary rocks deposited in a large sedimentary basin during the Permian period in North Europe ... The Rotliegend is the lower portion of the Permian sequence and consists of over 600 metres (2,000 ft) of sandstones and evaporites ...
Permian–Triassic Extinction Event
... The Permian ended with the most extensive extinction event recorded in paleontology the Permian-Triassic extinction event ... Recovery from the Permian-Triassic extinction event was protracted on land, ecosystems took 30M years to recover ... the increase in carbon-12 levels midway into the Permian-Triassic boundary layer ...
Lepidoderma - Species
... Adelophthalmus chinensis – Carboniferous to Permian Zhaozezhuang Adelophthalmus corneti – Carboniferous, Quaregnon, Belgium Adelophthalmus douvillei – Permian ... Adelophthalmus luceroensis – Permian, New Mexico Adelophthalmus mansfieldi – Carboniferous, Pennsylvania Adelophthalmus mazonensis – Carboniferous, Illinois Adelophthalmus moyseyi ... Adelophthalmus sellardsi – Permian, Elmo, Kansas Adelophthalmus sievertsi – Devonian, Willwerath, Germ ...
Adelophthalmus - Species
... Donetsk, Ukraine Adelophthalmus chinensis – Carboniferous to Permian Zhaozezhuang Adelophthalmus corneti – Carboniferous, Quaregnon, Belgium Adelophthalmus douvillei – Permian, Bussaco ... Adelophthalmus luceroensis – Permian, New Mexico Adelophthalmus mansfieldi – Carboniferous, Pennsylvania Adelophthalmus mazonensis – Carboniferous, Illinois Adelophthalmus moyseyi ... Adelophthalmus sellardsi – Permian, Elmo, Kansas Adelophthalmus sievertsi – Devonian, Willwerath, Germ ...