Cro-Magnon
Cro-Magnon (/kroʊˈmænjən/ or /kroʊˈmæɡnən/; [kʁomaɲɔ̃]) is a common name that has been used to describe the first early modern humans (early Homo sapiens sapiens) of the European Upper Paleolithic. Cu...
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Australopithecus afarensis
Australopithecus afarensis is an extinct hominid that lived between 3.9 and 2.9 million years ago. A. afarensis was slenderly built, like the younger Australopithecus africanus. It is thought that A....
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Timeline of egg fossil research
This timeline of egg fossils research is a chronologically ordered list of important discoveries, controversies of interpretation, taxonomic revisions, and cultural portrayals of egg fossils. Humans h...
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Timeline of entomology
Entomology, the scientific study of insects and closely related terrestrial arthropods, has been impelled by the necessity of societies to protect themselves from insect-borne diseases, crop losses to...
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Homo antecessor
Homo antecessor is an extinct human species (or subspecies) dating from 800,000 to 1.2 million years ago, that was discovered by Eudald Carbonell, Juan Luis Arsuaga and J. M. Bermúdez de Castro. H. a...
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Homo sapiens
Homo sapiens (Latin: "wise man") is the binomial nomenclature (also known as the scientific name) for the human species. Homo is the human genus, which also includes Neanderthals and many other extinc...
Timeline of entomology – 1850–1900
18501851 18521853185418551856185718581859His collections of Macrolepidoptera and Pyralidae are in Palais Coburg in Vienna, there are some of his Microlepidoptera in the Natural History Museum, Leide...
Timeline of entomology – 1850–1900 - Wikipedia
Timeline of entomology – 1800–50

1800 – an arbitrary date but it was around this time that systematists began to specialise. There remained entomological polyhistors – those who continued to work on the insect fauna as a whole.F...
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Timeline of zoology
A timeline of the history of zoology.
Timeline of zoology - Wikipedia
Homo habilis
Homo habilis is a species of the Hominini tribe, during the Gelasian and early Calabrian stages of the Pleistocene period, between roughly 2.1 and 1.5 million years ago.
There has been scholarly...
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Chimpanzee–human last common ancestor
The chimpanzee–human last common ancestor (CHLCA, CLCA, or C/H LCA) is the last species that the genera Homo and Pan (i.e. humans on one hand and bonobos and common chimpanzees on the other) share as...
Homo heidelbergensis
Homo heidelbergensis — sometimes called Homo rhodesiensis — is an extinct species of the genus Homo which lived in Africa, Europe and western Asia during about 0.6 to 0.3 million years ago. First disc...
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Mitochondrial Eve
In the field of human genetics, the name Mitochondrial Eve refers to the matrilineal most recent common ancestor (MRCA), in a direct, unbroken, maternal line, of all currently living anatomically mode...
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Neanderthal
The Neanderthals or Neandertals /niˈændərˌtɑːlz/, us also /neɪ/-, -/ˈɑːndər/-, -/ˌtɔːlz/, -/ˌθɔːlz/) (from German: Neandertaler [neˈandɐˌtaːlɐ] from Neandertal ("Neander Valley") in Germany, where rem...
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Kenyanthropus
Kenyanthropus platyops is a 3.2 to 3.5-million-year-old (Pliocene) hominin fossil discovered in Lake Turkana, Kenya in 1999 by Justus Erus, who was part of Meave Leakey's team.Leakey (2001) proposes...
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Y-chromosomal Adam
In human genetics, Y-chromosomal most recent common ancestor (Y-MRCA; informally also known as Y-chromosomal Adam) refers to the most recent common ancestor (MRCA) from whom all currently living peopl...
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Timeline of biology and organic chemistry
Significant events in biology and organic chemistry:
Ediacara biota
The Ediacara (/ˌiːdiˈækərə/; formerly Vendian) biota consisted of enigmatic tubular and frond-shaped, mostly sessile organisms that lived during the Ediacaran Period (ca. 635–542 Ma). Trace fossils of...
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Cambrian explosion
The Cambrian explosion, or less commonly Cambrian radiation, was the relatively short evolutionary event, beginning around 542 million years ago in the Cambrian Period, during which most major animal ...
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Homo erectus
Homo erectus (meaning "upright man," from the Latin ērigere, "to put up, set upright") is an extinct species of hominin that lived throughout most of the Pleistocene, with the earliest first fossil e...
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Great Oxygenation Event
The Great Oxygenation Event (GOE), also called the Oxygen Catastrophe, Oxygen Crisis, Oxygen Holocaust, Oxygen Revolution, or Great Oxidation, was the biologically induced appearance of dioxygen (O2)...
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Australopithecus
Australopithecus (pronounced AW-struh-loh-PITH-i-kuhs, /ɒstrəlɵˈpɪθɪkəs/; anglicized australopithecine or australopith) is an extinct genus of hominid. From paleontologicla and archaeological evidence...
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Timeline of plant evolution
This article attempts to place key plant innovations in a geological context. It concerns itself only with novel adaptations and events that had a major ecological significance, not those that are of...
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Timeline of extinctions
This timeline of extinctions is an historical account of species that have gone extinct during the time that modern humans have occupied the earth.The following is a selective list made by sampling a ...
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Timeline of ornithology
The following is a timeline of ornithology events:
Timeline of ornithology - Wikipedia
Timeline of entomology - prior to 1800

13,000 BCThe earliest evidence of man's interest in insects is from rock paintings. The insects depicted are bees.1800–1700 BCBees were significant in other early civilisations, for instance at M...
Timeline of entomology - prior to 1800 - Wikipedia
Ardipithecus
Ardipithecus is a genus of an extinct hominine which lived during Late Miocene and Early Pliocene in Afar Depression, Ethiopia. Originally described as one of the earliest ancestors of humans after th...
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Timeline of human evolution
The timeline of human evolution outlines the major events in the development of the human species, and the evolution of humans' ancestors. It includes a brief explanation of some animals, species or g...