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Anisian

Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Mesozoic  Triassic   Middle Triassic
    Anisian
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:~242 Ma
Base:247.2 Ma
Preceeds:Ladinian
Follows:Early Triassic Olenekian
GSSP:Candidate section at Desli Caira (Dobrogea, Romania); significant sections in Guizhou Province (China) and South Primorye (Russia)
GSSP location:45.0742°N, 28.8022°E
Fossil Record

Data via PaleoBioDB


Taxa Count Key
First appearance
Extinction
First appearance and extinction
Related precursors
KingdomPhylumClassTaxa Count
AnimaliaAnnelida Clitellata3
AnimaliaAnnelida Polychaeta30
AnimaliaArthropoda Arachnida51
AnimaliaArthropoda Branchiopoda14
AnimaliaArthropoda Cephalocarida1
AnimaliaArthropoda Chilopoda3
AnimaliaArthropoda Insecta362
AnimaliaArthropoda Malacostraca60
AnimaliaArthropoda Maxillopoda6
AnimaliaArthropoda Ostracoda204
AnimaliaArthropoda Pycnogonida1
AnimaliaArthropoda Remipedia1
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Craniata4
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Lingulata25
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Rhynchonellata364
AnimaliaBrachiopoda Strophomenata14
AnimaliaBryozoa Gymnolaemata14
AnimaliaBryozoa Stenolaemata39
AnimaliaChordata Actinopterygii4
AnimaliaChordata Ascidiacea1
AnimaliaChordata Mammalia1
AnimaliaChordata Reptilia345
AnimaliaChordata Sarcopterygii2
AnimaliaCnidaria Anthozoa75
AnimaliaCnidaria Cubozoa1
AnimaliaCnidaria Hydrozoa10
AnimaliaCnidaria Scyphozoa1
AnimaliaCnidaria Staurozoa3
AnimaliaEchinodermata Asteroidea9
AnimaliaEchinodermata Crinoidea38
AnimaliaEchinodermata Echinoidea24
AnimaliaEchinodermata Holothuroidea78
AnimaliaEchinodermata Ophiuroidea19
AnimaliaHemichordata Enteropneusta4
AnimaliaHemichordata Pterobranchia2
AnimaliaMollusca Bivalvia444
AnimaliaMollusca Cephalopoda846
AnimaliaMollusca Gastropoda344
AnimaliaMollusca Monoplacophora1
AnimaliaMollusca Polyplacophora7
AnimaliaMollusca Scaphopoda13
AnimaliaPorifera Calcarea7
AnimaliaPorifera Hexactinellida19
BacteriaCyanobacteria Cyanophyceae7
ChromistaForaminifera Globothalamea44
ChromistaForaminifera Monothalamea20
ChromistaForaminifera Tubothalamea52
ChromistaHaptophyta Prymnesiophyceae2
ChromistaMyzozoa Dinophyceae2
ChromistaRadiozoa Polycystina181
PlantaeBryophyta Bryopsida2
PlantaeCharophyta Charophyceae2
PlantaeCharophyta Zygnematophyceae1
PlantaeChlorophyta Chlorophyceae2
PlantaeChlorophyta Trebouxiophyceae2
PlantaeChlorophyta Ulvophyceae36
PlantaeMarchantiophyta Marchantiopsida3
PlantaeRhodophyta Florideophyceae10
PlantaeRhodophyta Rhodophyceae5
PlantaeTracheophyta Cycadopsida9
PlantaeTracheophyta Ginkgoopsida8
PlantaeTracheophyta Gnetopsida2
PlantaeTracheophyta Lycopodiopsida7
PlantaeTracheophyta Magnoliopsida5
PlantaeTracheophyta Pinopsida12
PlantaeTracheophyta Polypodiopsida21
 

Geologic Events

Event NameTypeAgeArea
Hunter-Bowen orogeny (ongoing)Orogeny260 - 225 MaAustralia
Uralian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~320 - ~175 MaRussia


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