ANTH 1001 FINAL NOTES
*Years not required, but note them to be able to place events in order
Earth approx. 6 billion years old.
Earliest life appeared about 2.5 billion years ago.
Time divided into: eons, eras, periods, ep
Kenyanthropus platyops (found in 1999 3.5-3.2 mya)
kind of an outlier shoots off to the side of phylogenetic tree
dead end dont know anything very closely related to him
flat faced man of Kenya very flat bones
has more derived featur
*Dont require to know years
Geologic Time Scale:
Earth- 6 billion years old
Earliest life appeared about 3.5 billion years ago
Time is divided into: Era, Period, Epoch
Precambium eons- Earth was formin