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They said "the epithet carboniferous is of obvious application to this series".Henry Shaler Williams (1891) proposed Pennine System as the name for the Carboniferous.This was not adopted, but his division into Mississippian, for the 's "Story of a piece of coal" focuses on coal formation, but includes a section on the carboniferous limestone.It lists (but does not discuss) the intervening millstone grit.All of the major animal groups of the Ordovician oceans survived, including trilobites, "When I view all beings not as special creations, but as the lineal descendants of some few beings which lived long before the first bed of the Silurian system was deposited, they seem to me to become ennobled.Judging from the past we may safely infer that not one living species will transmit its unaltered likeness to distant futurity." (Charles Darwin) From primal swamp to speaking humans: Ernst Haeckel said (1903) that the Pithecoiden (monkey) theory of human evolution requires tracing our animal ancestors before monkeys.writes of fine-grained greenish sandstones deposited in freshwater in which land plant fossils are well preserved.
About 375 million years ago, towards the end of a time interval called the Givetian.
The end-Frasnian extinction (the largest) about 375 million years ago.
The about 365 million years ago during the Famennian.
All plants were responsible for the transformation, but Archaeopteris was important because it made up 90 percent of the forests during the last 15 million years when these changes accelerated" ...
"It was the first plant to produce an extensive root system, so had a profound impact on soil chemistry".