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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 (9)

Entire range

Beltanella gilesi Sprigg

Bomakellia (Genus) Fedonkin, 1990

Cyclomedusa gigantea Sprigg

Dickinsonia minima Sprigg see Dickinsonia costata Sprigg

Ediacaria flindersi Sprigg

Kimberella (Genus) Wade, 1972

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 (2)

Entire range

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

Lower limit

Prasinophyceae (Class) T. Christensen, 1962 ex Ø. Moestrup & J. Throndsen (1988) see ([unranked]) prasinophytes - prasinophytes

Protozoa (1)

Lower limit

Acritarcha (Group) Evitt, 1963 - acritarchs

Eukaryotes (3)

Lower limit

Eukarya (Superkingdom) see (Domain) Eukaryota Chatton, 1925

Eukaryota (Domain) Chatton, 1925 - eukaryotes

Protoctista (Kingdom) (Hogg, 1860)

Prokaryotes (6)

Entire range

Palaeopleurocapsa (Genus) A. Knoll et al. 1975

Palaeopleurocapsa wopfnerii A. Knoll et al. 1975

Lower limit

Bacteria (Kingdom) (Cohn 1870) Cavalier-Smith 1983 see (Kingdom) Bacteria Cavalier-Smith 2002 - bacteria

Bacteria (Kingdom) Cavalier-Smith 2002 see (Domain) Bacteria Woese et al. 1990 - bacteria

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

Monera (Kingdom) Haeckel 1866 see (Domain) Bacteria Woese et al. 1990

Organisms (1)

Lower limit

Biota ([unranked])

Geological regions (57)

Entire range

Arctica ([unranked])

Atlantica ([unranked])

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

Kenorland ([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])

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])

Sino-Korean Craton ([unranked]) see ([unranked]) North China Craton

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])

Geological entities (2)

Entire range

Mirovia ([unranked])

Lower limit

Napier Complex ([unranked]) (Antarctica)

Links

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

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