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1

What does Phanerozoic literally mean?

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2

What is the current geologic eon?

Phanerozoic eon

3

When did the Phanerozoic eon begin?

542 mya

4

What are the 3 eras of the Phanerozoic eon?

Cenozoic
Mesozoic
Paleozoic

5

What are the 6 periods of the Paleozoic era?

Permian
Carboniferous
Devonian
Silurian
Ordovician
Cambrian

6

When was the Paleozoic era?

542-251 mya