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Hadean
"heavy bombardment", moon formation
Archean
"primordial soup", prokaryotes
Proterozoic
oxygen buildup, multicellular life
Cambrian
marine invertebrates, shelly marine life
Ordovician
warm shallow seas, jawless fish, global glaciation
Silurian
first land plants, insects, vertebrates
Devonian
age of diverse fish
Carboniferous
amphibians, Appalacian mountains
Permian
reptiles, Pangaea
Triassic
Breakup of Pangaea, formation of gulf of mexico, dinosaurs, mammals
Jurassic
Dinosaur age
Cretaceous
Dinosaurs end, flowering plants
Paleogene
Rise of mammals including whales
Neogene
Diversification of mammals, global glaciations (23-1.6 m.y.)
PHANEROZOIC ECON
visible life
proterozoic econ
before life
archean econ
early life
hadean econ
primordial time
cenozoic era
new life
mesozoic era
middle life
paleozoic era
old life
neoproterozoic era
new before life
mesoproterozoic era
middle before life
paleoproterozoic era
ancient before life
neoarchaen era
new early time
mesoarchean era
middle early time
paleoarchean era
ancient early time
neo
new
mes
middle
pale
old/ancient