1895 in paleontology

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List of years in paleontology
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Paleontology or palaeontology (from Greek: paleo, "ancient"; ontos, "being"; and logos, "knowledge") is the study of prehistoric life forms on Earth through the examination of plant and animal fossils.[1] This includes the study of body fossils, tracks (ichnites), burrows, cast-off parts, fossilised feces (coprolites), palynomorphs and chemical residues. Because humans have encountered fossils for millennia, paleontology has a long history both before and after becoming formalized as a science, this article records significant discoveries and events related to paleontology that occurred or were published in the year 1895.

Synapsids[edit]

Non-mammalian[edit]

Name Status Authors Age Location Notes Images

Cryptocynodon

Valid

Seeley

257 Millions of years ago.

Cynognathus

Valid

Seeley

244 Millionsof years ago. A Dog-Jawed animal.

Diademodon

Valid

Seeley

246 Millions of years ago. A Vegetarian Cynodont.

Esoterodon

Valid

Seeley

256 Millions of years ago.

Gomphognathus

Valid

Seeley

Microgomphodon

Valid

Seeley

246 Millions of years ago.

Pristerognathus

Valid

Seeley

261 Millions of years ago. A fierce Therocephalian

Trirachodon

Valid

Seeley

244 Millions of years ago.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gini-Newman, Garfield; Graham, Elizabeth (2001). Echoes from the past: world history to the 16th century. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson Ltd. ISBN 9780070887398. OCLC 46769716.