TimeTree – Common ancestor calculator

This is a lot of fun. Plug in two species or taxa and TimeTree will give you our best estimate of when they last shared a common ancestor. Drawing on a multitude of sources, you can look through the database and use TimeTree as a launching pad for further research.

Here are some sample results:

Fun suggestion – play the ‘higher or lower‘ game with pairs of taxa.

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About Stephen

Director of Learning & MYP Coordinator at Canadian Academy, Kobe, Japan. Formerly MYP HS Science & IBDP Bio teacher and missing it terribly. Twitterist (@sjtylr), dad and bloggerer.

Posted on April 17, 2011, in Uncategorized and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. This is great – thanks for sharing!

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