LIFE COMPLEXIFICATION

PERIODQSTARTEvolutionary Events Phyla/Division
Hadean914560 amino acids
Proteinogenic_amino_acid
RNA Ribonucleic Acid
DNA Deoxyribonucleic Acid
Mitochondrial_DNA
DNA Structure
Alanine Arginine Asparagine Aspartic Acid Cysteine Glutamic Acid Glycine Histidine Lysine Isoleucine Leucine Lycine Methionine Phenylalanine Proline Pyrrolysine Selenocysteine Threonine Tryptophan Tyrosine Valine

Adenine Cytosine Guanine Thymine Uracil
Archean763800 Fission (biology)
3500  Prokaryote
3400  Photosynthesis
3200  Bacteria
3200  Archaea
Acidobacteria Actinobacteria Aquificae Armatimonadetes Bacteroidetes Caldiserica Chlamydiae Chlorobi Chloroflexi Chrysiogenetes Cyanobacteria Deferribacteres Deinococcus-Thermus Dictyoglomi Elusimicrobia Fibrobacteres Firmicutes Fusobacteria Gemmatimonadetes Lentisphaerae Nitrospirae Planctomycetes Proteobacteria Spirochaetes Synergistetes Tenericutes Thermodesulfobacteria Thermotogae Verrucomicrobia
Crenarchaeota Euryarchaeota Korarchaeota Nanoarchaeota Thaumarchaeota
Proterozoic502500 Mitosis
2000   Eukaryote
Meiosis
1200   Sex
Archaeplastida Diaphoretickes Archaeplastida Rhodophyta Picozoa Glaucophyta Viridiplantae Cryptista
Haptista Ancoracysta Telonemia Halvaria Stramenopiles Alveolata Rhizaria
Discoba
Amorphea Amoebozoa Apusomonadida Opisthokonta Holomycota Holozoa
Tonian201000 Metazoans
Amoebozoa Bigyra Cercozoa Choanozoa Ciliophora Cryptista Euglenozoa Foraminifera Haptophyta Loukozoa Metamonada Microsporidia Myzozoa Mycetozoa Ochrophyta Oomycota Percolozoa Radiozoa Sarcomastigophora
Cryogenian17850 Porifera
Fungi
Ascomycota Basidiomycota Blastocladiomycota Chytridiomycota Glomeromycota Microsporidia Neocallimastigomycota Zygomycota
Ediacaran13630 ... Arkarua Charnia Dickinsonia Ediacaria Marywadea Onega Pteridinium Yorgia Cnidaria Chlorophyta
Cambrian11542 "Cambrian Explosion" Arthropoda Brachiopoda Chaetognatha Chordata Cnidaria Ctenophora Cycliophora Echinodermata Entoprocta Gastrotricha Gnathostomulida Hemichordata Kinorhyncha Loricifera Limnognathia Mollusca Nematoda Nematomorpha Nemertea Onychophora Orthonectida Phoronida Placozoa Platyhelminthes Porifera Priapulida Rhombozoa Tardigrada Xenacoelomorpha Rhodophyta
Ordovician10488 ... Annelida Bryozoa Marchantiophyta
Silurian9444 ... Lycopodiophyta
Devonian8416 ... Charophyta Pteridophyta
Carboniferous7359 ... Bryophyta Cycadophyta Pinophyta
Permian6299 ... Ginkgophyta Gnetophyta
Triassic5251 ...
Jurassic4200 ...
Cretaceous3146 Flowering_plant Anthocerotophyta Magnoliophyta
Paleocene1.366 ... phylum
Eocene156 ... Acanthocephala Rotifera
Oligocene0.734 ...
Miocene0.523 ...
Pliocene0.15.3 ...
Pleistocene0.052.6 ...
Holocene0.00030.0117 ...