Monthly Archives: July 2015

Placodus

Name: Placodus Pronounced: Plack-Oh-Duss Classification: Placodontia Sub-family: Placodontoid Temporal Range: Middle Triassic (241.1-235 Mya) Length: 3 metres Information: – Discovery: Placodus is one of the best known and most commonly found of all the placodonts. It was named in 1833 … Continue reading

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Paraplacodus

  Name: Paraplacodus Pronounced: Para-Plack-Oh-Duss Classification: Placodontia Sub-family: Placodontoid Temporal Range: Middle Triassic (241.1-235 Mya) Length: 1.5 metres Information: – Discovery: A complete, disarticulated skeleton of Paraplacodus was discovered in Northern Italy and the species was subsequently named in 1931 … Continue reading

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Placodonts

We are going to begin our fact file journey in the Triassic period but, for now, we are going to withhold from looking at dinosaurs. Instead, I want to investigate some of the other creatures that flourished during this particular time … Continue reading

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The Triassic Period.

The first period of geological time that dinosaurs appeared on Earth was the Triassic. Our first fact files will cover all the prehistoric fauna found during this time but for the time being here is a post regarding the Triassic … Continue reading

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Welcome to Dino Files.

This is the inaugural entry in the, hopefully, prestigious life of my Dino Files blog. Head on over to the ‘About’ page to discover what you can expect as this blog takes shape. I really appreciate you taking the time … Continue reading

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