Reptiles arose about 310–320 million years ago during the Carboniferous period
. Reptiles, in ... Reptiles first arose from amphibians in the swamps of the late
Carboniferous. Increasing evolut...
We all know how the old story goes: Fish evolved into tetrapods, tetrapods
evolved into amphibians, and amphibians evolved into reptiles. It's a gross ...
One of the oldest-known amniotes is Casineria, which had both amphibian and
reptilian characteristics. One of the earliest undisputed reptiles was Hylonomus.
A chronology of Carboniferous and Permian reptiles based on the fossil record.
Ghosted names represent likely first appearances of certain fossil taxa based on
The first true reptiles were either the amphibian-like and possibly transitional
Westlothiana, which appeared about 350 million years ago, or the lizard-like ...
The earliest amphibians appear in fossils that are over 370 million years old,
whereas reptiles date back around 320 million years. Interestingly, over a
Brief Outline of the Evolution of Reptiles and Amphibians part one - The
Paleozoic Era. ... The first fishes to develop lungs were the lobe-finned fishes
The Mammal-like Reptiles, or Therapsids first appeared about 285 million years
ago near the begiining of the Permian which is well before the dinosaurs.
The thecodonts first appeared during the Early Triassic and became extinct at the
... Anapsids: no holes on side of skull (turtles, extinct primitive [stem] reptiles).
Dinosaurs and other reptiles were the dominant species. The Jurassic Period
saw the first appearance of birds. It appears that a shallow sea again invaded ...