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                              Late Jurassic Epoch
                      (Upper Jurassic, Malm, Morrisonian)
 
                       From 161.2 +/- 4 To 145.5 +/- 4 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Ammonite, Brightia thuouxensis Horizon at base of the 
     Cardioceras scarburgense Subzone (Quenstedtoceras mariae Zone).
  End Defined By:  Maybe near lowest occurrence of ammonite Berriasella jacobi.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Regional Stage: Volgian     (150.8 - 142)
  Regional Stage: Portlandian (146 - 142)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Mesozoic    (251 - 65.5)
  Period: Jurassic    (199.6 - 145.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:             Middle Jurassic (175.6 - 161.2)
  ICS Stage:         Callovian       (164.7 - 161.2)
  Chinese Stage:     Shaximioan      (167 - 161.2)
  New Zealand Stage: Temaikan        (169 - 161.2)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Period:               Cretaceous       (145.5 - 65.5)
  Epoch:                Early Cretaceous (145.5 - 99.6)
  ICS Stage:            Berriasian       (145.5 - 140.2)
  European Epoch:       Neocomian        (145.5 - 130)
  Japanese Stage:       Kochian          (145.5 - 136.4)
  New Zealand Stage:    Mokoiwian        (145.5 - 119)
  North American Stage: Coahulian        (145.5 - 127)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:         Oxfordian      (161.2 - 155.7)
  ICS Stage:         Kimmeridgian   (155.7 - 150.8)
  ICS Stage:         Tithonian      (150.8 - 145.5)
  Chinese Stage:     Suiningian     (161.2 - 149)
  Chinese Stage:     Penglaizhenian (149 - 145.5)
  New Zealand Stage: Puaroan        (150 - 145.5)
  New Zealand Stage: Heterian       (156 - 152)
  New Zealand Stage: Ohauan         (152 - 150)
 

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