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                         Cassinian North American Stage
 
                          From 473 To 471.8 +/- 1.6 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Conodont, potentially lowest occurrence of Protoprioniodus 
     aranda or of Baltoniodus triangularis.
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage: Honghuayuanian (478.6 - 472)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                  Phanerozoic      (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                  Paleozoic        (542 - 251)
  Period:               Ordovician       (488.3 - 443.7)
  Epoch:                Early Ordovician (488.3 - 471.8)
  ICS Stage:            Arenig           (478.6 - 471.8)
  Australian Stage:     Chewtonian       (473 - 471)
  European Stage:       Fennian          (473.5 - 471.8)
  North American Stage: Ibexian          (491 - 471.8)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Australian Stage:     Bendigonian  (475 - 473)
  North American Stage: Jeffersonian (475 - 473)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Epoch:                Middle Ordovician (471.8 - 460.9)
  ICS Stage:            Ordovician III    (471.8 - 468.1)
  General Stage:        Llanvirn          (471.8 - 464)
  North American Stage: White Rockian     (471.8 - 462)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  Chinese Stage: Dawanian (472 - 471.8)
 

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