Definition of Ordovician. Meaning of Ordovician. Synonyms of Ordovician

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Definition of Ordovician

Ordovician
Ordovician Or`do*vi"cian, a. [From L. Ordovices, a Celtic people in Wales.] (Geol.) Of or pertaining to a division of the Silurian formation, corresponding in general to the Lower Silurian of most authors, exclusive of the Cambrian. -- n. The Ordovician formation.

Meaning of Ordovician from wikipedia

- The Ordovician (/ɔːrdəˈvɪʃi.ən, -doʊ-, -ˈvɪʃən/ or-də-VISH-ee-ən, -⁠doh-, -⁠VISH-ən) is a geologic period and system, the second of six periods of the...
- Cap Late D O–S The Late Ordovician m**** extinction (LOME), sometimes known as the end-Ordovician m**** extinction or the Ordovician-Silurian extinction, is...
- The Late Ordovician, also called the Upper Ordovician by geologists, is the third epoch of the Ordovician period. At this time Western and Central Europe...
- appearing in the Ordovician include: Cyclopyge (Early to Late Ordovician) Selenopeltis (Early to Late Ordovician) Parabolina (Early Ordovician) Cheirurus (Middle...
- subdivided into six geologic periods (from oldest to youngest): Cambrian Ordovician Silurian Devonian Carboniferous Permian Some geological timescales divide...
- K–Pg Tr–J P–Tr Cap Late D O–S The Cambrian–Ordovician extinction event, also known as the Cambrian-Ordovician boundary event, was an extinction event that...
- geologic period and system spanning 24.6 million years from the end of the Ordovician Period, at 443.8 million years ago (Mya), to the beginning of the Devonian...
- The Great Ordovician Biodiversification Event (GOBE), was an evolutionary radiation of animal life throughout the Ordovician period, 40 million years after...
- Ice Age (EPIA), the Early Paleozoic Icehouse, the Late Ordovician glaciation, the end-Ordovician glaciation, or the Hirnantian glaciation, occurred during...
- the Mexican amber by García-Villafuerte (2018). Redescription of the Ordovician malacostracan Wuningia multisegmenlata is published by Lin (2018). A member...