Historical Biogeography

4.6bn years
Big Bang - earth created
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3.8-3.9bn years
Origin of life on earth
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2.8bn years
1st aerobic/oxygen loving organisms
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600Ma (Late Precambrian)
1st true animals - 'Ediacaran'
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540Ma
Cambrian explosion
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450Ma (Late Ordovican)
1st plants invaded land
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450 - 340Ma (Devonian)
1st anthropods, arachnids and amphibians
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340Ma (Carboniferous)
Pioneering vegetation replaced by coal forests
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240Ma (Tirassic)
Tropical and temperate forests, dinosaurs
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240 - 140Ma (Tirassic)
1st flowering plants
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64Ma (Crestaceous tertiary)
Dinosaur extinction, radiation of animals
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5Ma (Quaternary)
Evolution of hominids
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3.8-3.9bn years

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Origin of life on earth

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2.8bn years

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600Ma (Late Precambrian)

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540Ma

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