Results for: Devonian

In Geology

What is the Paleozoic Era in the devonian period?

The Devonian Period is a part of the Paleozoic Era, which coversthe time from 541 to 252.17 million years ago. It began with theCambrian explosion, in which most phyla of life (MORE)
In Geology

What does 'Devonian' mean?

The Devonian is a geologic time period and system of the Paleozoic era spanning from 416 to 359 million years ago. It is named after rocks that were studied in Devon, England. (MORE)

What caused the Devonian mass extinction?

Evidence leads most paleontologists to believe the Devonian mass extinction event to be caused by global cooling, triggered by a glaciation event on Godwana. A less-proven the (MORE)

What is another name for the Devonian period?

I have never known it to be called anything but "The Devonian", but one might speculate it could be called "The First Flowering", as the Devonian was when there was the first (MORE)
In Fish

Is the devonian a real fish?

The Devonian is not a kind of fish. It was a period in Earth'shistory that lasted from 416 to 359 million years ago.