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Period: Precambrian
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Period: 4500 million to 542 million years ago.

Molluscs (1)

Lower limit:

Halkieriidae (Family)

Invertebrates (8)

Entire range:

Beltanella gilesi Sprigg

Bomakellia (Genus) Fedonkin, 1990

Cyclomedusa gigantea Sprigg

Ediacaria flindersi Sprigg

Kimberella (Genus) Wade, 1972, nom. nov.

Pseudorhopilema chapmani Sprigg

Lower limit:

Cnidaria (Phylum) Hatschek, 1888 - cnidarians

Monoplacophora (Class) Odhner, 1940 - monoplacophorans

Animals (1)

Lower limit:

Animalia (Kingdom) Linnaeus, 1758 - animals

Algae (1)

Entire range:

Tasmanites (Genus) E.T. Newton (1875)

Protozoa (1)

Lower limit:

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Eukaryotes (1)

Lower limit:

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Prokaryotes (3)

Entire range:

Palaeopleurocapsa (Genus) A. Knoll et al. 1975

Palaeopleurocapsa wopfnerii A. Knoll et al. 1975

Lower limit:

Cyanobacteria (Phylum) (ex Stanier 1974) Cavalier-Smith 2002 - cyanobacteria

Organisms (1)

Lower limit:

Biota ([unranked])

Geological entities (58)

Entire range:

Arctica ([unranked])

Atlantica ([unranked])

Columbia ([unranked]) J.J.W. Rogers & M. Santosh, 2002

Kenorland ([unranked])

Mirovia ([unranked])

Nena ([unranked])

Rodinia ([unranked])

Ur ([unranked])

Vaalbara ([unranked])

Lower limit:

Aldan Shield (Geologic province)

Anabar Shield ([unranked])

Arabian-Nubian Shield ([unranked])

Baikal Fold Belt ([unranked])

Baltic Shield ([unranked])

Cameroon N'tem Complex ([unranked])

Central Africa Craton ([unranked])

Chaillu Craton ([unranked])

Committee Bay Block ([unranked])

Congo Craton ([unranked])

Ethiopian Block ([unranked])

Greenland Shield (Geologic province)

Guapore Craton ([unranked])

Guiana Shield ([unranked])

Indian Shield (Geologic province)

Kaapvaal Craton ([unranked])

Kaminak Group ([unranked])

Kasaï Craton ([unranked])

Labrador Shield ([unranked])

Litchfield Complex ([unranked])

Luis Alves Massif ([unranked])

Madagascar Craton ([unranked])

Man Shield ([unranked])

Nanambu Complex ([unranked])

Napier Complex ([unranked]) (Antarctica)

Pilbara Block (Geologic province)

Reguibat Shield ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Craton ([unranked])

Rio de la Plata Massif ([unranked])

Rul Jungle Complex ([unranked])

São Francisco Craton ([unranked])

Sayan Fold Belt ([unranked])

Scottish Shield ([unranked])

Sebakwe Proto-Craton ([unranked])

Slave Craton ([unranked])

Slave Province ([unranked])

Superior Craton ([unranked])

Superior Province ([unranked])

Tanzanian Craton ([unranked])

Tarim Craton ([unranked])

Tuareg Shield ([unranked])

Ukrainian Shield (Geologic province)

West African Craton ([unranked])

Wyoming Province ([unranked])

Yangtze Craton ([unranked])

Yienisei Fold Belt ([unranked])

Yilgarn Block (Geologic province)

Zambian Block ([unranked])

Zimbabwe Craton ([unranked])

Links

http://www.palaeos.com/Timescale/Precambrian.htm

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Last updated: 25 Apr 2017