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Rhaetian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Mesozoic  Triassic   Late Triassic
    Rhaetian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:201.3 ± 0.2 Ma
Base:~208.5 Ma
Preceeds:Jurassic Early Jurassic  Hettangian
Follows:Norian
GSSP:Key sections in Austria, British Columbia (Canada), and Turkey
Fossil Record

Data via PaleoBioDB


Taxa Count Key
First appearance
Extinction
First appearance and extinction
Related precursors
KingdomPhylumClassTaxa Count
AnimaliaAnnelida Clitellata3
AnimaliaAnnelida Polychaeta27
AnimaliaArthropoda Arachnida32
AnimaliaArthropoda Branchiopoda16
AnimaliaArthropoda Cephalocarida1
AnimaliaArthropoda Chilopoda3
AnimaliaArthropoda Insecta765
AnimaliaArthropoda Malacostraca170
AnimaliaArthropoda Maxillopoda9
AnimaliaArthropoda Ostracoda136
AnimaliaArthropoda Pycnogonida1
AnimaliaArthropoda Remipedia1
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Craniata5
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Lingulata17
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Rhynchonellata487
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Strophomenata14
AnimaliaBryozoa Gymnolaemata16
AnimaliaBryozoa Stenolaemata46
AnimaliaChordata Actinopterygii3
AnimaliaChordata Ascidiacea1
AnimaliaChordata Aves8
AnimaliaChordata Mammalia46
AnimaliaChordata Reptilia292
AnimaliaChordata Sarcopterygii2
AnimaliaCnidaria Anthozoa262
AnimaliaCnidaria Cubozoa1
AnimaliaCnidaria Hydrozoa7
AnimaliaCnidaria Scyphozoa1
AnimaliaCnidaria Staurozoa1
AnimaliaEchinodermata Asteroidea21
AnimaliaEchinodermata Crinoidea42
AnimaliaEchinodermata Echinoidea48
AnimaliaEchinodermata Holothuroidea107
AnimaliaEchinodermata Ophiuroidea29
AnimaliaHemichordata Enteropneusta4
AnimaliaHemichordata Pterobranchia2
AnimaliaMollusca Bivalvia581
AnimaliaMollusca Cephalopoda463
AnimaliaMollusca Gastropoda473
AnimaliaMollusca Monoplacophora1
AnimaliaMollusca Polyplacophora9
AnimaliaMollusca Scaphopoda14
AnimaliaPorifera Calcarea20
AnimaliaPorifera Hexactinellida23
BacteriaCyanobacteria Cyanophyceae6
ChromistaForaminifera Globothalamea66
ChromistaForaminifera Monothalamea26
ChromistaForaminifera Tubothalamea63
ChromistaHaptophyta Prymnesiophyceae17
ChromistaMyzozoa Dinophyceae3
ChromistaRadiozoa Polycystina222
PlantaeBryophyta Bryopsida3
PlantaeCharophyta Charophyceae4
PlantaeCharophyta Zygnematophyceae1
PlantaeChlorophyta Chlorophyceae3
PlantaeChlorophyta Trebouxiophyceae2
PlantaeChlorophyta Ulvophyceae44
PlantaeMarchantiophyta Marchantiopsida3
PlantaeRhodophyta Florideophyceae12
PlantaeRhodophyta Rhodophyceae7
PlantaeTracheophyta Cycadopsida20
PlantaeTracheophyta Ginkgoopsida8
PlantaeTracheophyta Gnetopsida2
PlantaeTracheophyta Lycopodiopsida7
PlantaeTracheophyta Magnoliopsida7
PlantaeTracheophyta Pinopsida16
PlantaeTracheophyta Polypodiopsida29
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Laurasia supercontinent (ongoing)Supercontinent215 - 55 MaNorthern Hemisphere
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia


Overview of geological time

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