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Unformatted text preview: The Early Paleozoic World Phanerozoic Eon Paleozoic Era 542 Ma 251 Ma Ancient Life Cambrian Period 542 Ma- 488 Ma Ordovician Period 488 Ma 444 Ma Mesozoic Era 251Ma 65.5 Ma Middle Life Cenozoic Era 65.5 present Recent Life 444 Million years 488 Million years 542 Million years Cambrian and Ordovician Periods of the Paleozoic Era Ohio and the Paleozoic Ohio Geologic Cross Section Map Paleozoic sea Cambrian Explosion Lowermost Cambrian Simple skeletal fossils Teeth Cambrian Explosion Large animals with skeletons Trilobites Arthropods with calcified segmented skeletons Cambrian Explosion Bottom-dwelling forms create scratch marks Similar to some Neoproterozoic tracks Cambrian Explosion Other abundant Early Cambrian animal groups mollusks brachiopods Echinoderms Cambrian Explosion Chengjiang fauna Soft- bodied creatures including: Cnidarians Predatory worms Anomalocarids Huge carnivores (2 m) Swimmers Impaled prey Cambrian Explosion...
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course EES 106 taught by Professor Staceyhundley during the Winter '11 term at Wright State.

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