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  1. Permian Period

  2. 299-251 million years ago • 251 mya – Mass extinction The Paleozoic ends with the greatest Mass Extinction in geologic history

  3. Permian Plants • Conifers 1st Appear (Needle like trees) • Cycads Appear (Seed Fern)

  4. Terrestrial Animals • 1stArchosaurs Appear • Group that gives rise to dinosaurs • Dimetrodon • Group that gives rise to Mammals

  5. Marine Animals Marine Waters are rich with • Echinoderms • Brachiopods • Fusulinids • Cephalopods • Trilobites

  6. Insects • Cockroaches • Dragonflies

  7. 251million years ago Mass Extinction marks the end of the Permian and thus the Paleozoic Era LARGEST MASS EXTINCTION IN GEOLOGIC HISTORY Bye-Bye Trilobites and Eurypterids

  8. What does it look like? Pangaea Is Complete