Cambrian Period

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    Cambrian Period

    Each year represents 1 million years. The Cambrian Period ranged from 570 million years ago to 540 million years ago.
  • Treptichnus Pedum Trace

    Treptichnus Pedum Trace
  • First Halkieriids Appear

    First Halkieriids Appear
  • First Mollusсs Appear

    First Mollusсs Appear
  • First Hyoliths Appear

    First Hyoliths Appear
  • First Brachiopods Appear

    First Brachiopods Appear
  • First Archaeocyatha Appear

    First Archaeocyatha Appear
  • First Rusophycus Traces

    First Rusophycus Traces
  • First Arthropods With Mineralized Carapace (Trilobites)

    First Arthropods With Mineralized Carapace (Trilobites)
  • Cambrian Explosion

    Cambrian Explosion
  • Sirius Passet and Chengjiang Biotas

    Sirius Passet and Chengjiang Biotas
  • Hard-Shelled Mollusks Appear

    Hard-Shelled Mollusks Appear
  • First Chelicerates Appear

    First Chelicerates Appear
  • First Crustaceans Appear

    First Crustaceans Appear
  • Gondwana Breaks Apart

    Gondwana Breaks Apart
    The supercontinent breaks apart and different pieces collide to form mountains.
  • Emu Bay Shale

    Emu Bay Shale
  • Archaeocyatha Extinction

    Archaeocyatha Extinction
  • Earliest Vertebrates Appear

    Earliest Vertebrates Appear
  • Burgess Shale

    Burgess Shale
  • Orsten Fauna

    Orsten Fauna