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Unformatted text preview: The Late Paleozoic World 251 Million years 299 Million years 318 Million years 359 Million years Late Paleozoic Carboniferous glaciation Abundant swamps Permian drying Late Paleozoic Life in the Sea Marine Ammonoids abundant Highly mobile Brachiopods Productids Cone-shaped shells Produced reefs Late Paleozoic Life in the Sea Crinoid meadows Significant contribution to early Carboniferous (Mississippean) limestone Late Paleozoic Life in the Sea Bryozoans Sheetlike colonial animals Trapped sediment in mounds Important contribution to limestone Late Paleozoic Life in the Sea Fusulinids Amoeba-like with shells Late Carboniferous radiation Up to 10 cm in length Guide fossil for Upper Carboniferous and Permian Late Paleozoic Life in the Sea Higher Mg-Ca ratio Aragonitic algae Important in late Carboniferous reefs Aragonitic sponges Play important role in Permian reefs Late Paleozoic Life on Land Extensive swamps developed Coal swamps dominated by lycopods Lepidodendron Up to 30 m tall Sigillaria Late Paleozoic Life on Land Seed ferns Abundant Small bushy plants Large and treelike Glossopteris Late Paleozoic Life on Land Gymnosperms Naked seed plants Formed woodlands Conifers Cone bearing plants Late Paleozoic Life on Land Permian Gymnosperms came to dominate terrestrial environments Late Paleozoic Life on Land Winged insects Dragonflies Mayflies Late Paleozoic Life on Land Amphibians Reptiles Late Paleozoic Life on Land...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course EES 106 taught by Professor Staceyhundley during the Winter '11 term at Wright State.

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