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                            Dinantian European Epoch
 
                     From 359.2 +/- 2.5 To 326.4 +/- 1.6 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Conodont, above lowest occurrence of Siphonodella sulcata.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage:        Dewuan     (333 - 318.1)
  North American Stage: Chesterian (333 - 318.1)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Paleozoic     (542 - 251)
  Period: Carboniferous (359.2 - 299)
  Epoch:  Mississippian (359.2 - 318.1)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Period:               Devonian      (416 - 359.2)
  Epoch:                Late Devonian (385.3 - 359.2)
  ICS Stage:            Famennian     (374.5 - 359.2)
  North American Stage: Chatauquan    (370 - 359.2)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Sub-Epoch:      Late Mississippian (326.4 - 318.1)
  ICS Stage:      Serpukhovian       (326.4 - 318.1)
  European Epoch: Silesian           (326.4 - 299)
  European Stage: Namurian           (326.4 - 315)
  Regional Stage: Pendleian          (326.4 - 326)
 
 -- Contains the Following Sub-Epochs --
  Sub-Epoch: Early Mississippian  (359.2 - 345.3)
  Sub-Epoch: Middle Mississippian (345.3 - 326.4)
 

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