First algae

1 500 million years – 1.5 kilometres

The first algae were born when cyanobacteria moved inside an eucaryotic cell and transformed into a chloroplast. (Kelvinsong / Wikimedia Commons)

First algae evolve, when a photosynthetic cyanobacteria is taken inside of an early eukaryotic cell. These cyanobacteria develope to the chloroplasts. The Columbia supercontinent breaks up around 1500–1300 million years ago.

Image: First algae evolve, when a photosynthetic cyanobacteria was taken inside of an early eukaryotic cell. Adapted from Kelvinsong | Wikimedia