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                           Melekesskian Russian Stage
                                 (Duckmantian)
 
                         From 313.4 To 311.7 +/- 1.1 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Near lowest occurrences of Declinognathodus donetzianus and/
     or Idiognathoides postsulcatus conodont species, and fusulinid species 
     Aljutovella aljutovica.
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage: Huashibanian (318.1 - 313)
  Chinese Stage: Dalanian     (313 - 310)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:            Phanerozoic         (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:            Paleozoic           (542 - 251)
  Period:         Carboniferous       (359.2 - 299)
  Epoch:          Pennsylvanian       (318.1 - 299)
  Sub-Epoch:      Early Pennsylvanian (318.1 - 311.7)
  ICS Stage:      Bashkirian          (318.1 - 311.7)
  European Epoch: Silesian            (326.4 - 299)
  European Stage: Westphalian         (315 - 306.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Russian Stage: Cheremshanskian (314.5 - 313.4)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Sub-Epoch:            Middle Pennsylvanian (311.7 - 306.5)
  ICS Stage:            Moscovian            (311.7 - 306.5)
  North American Stage: Atokan/Derryan       (311.7 - 308)
  Russian Stage:        Vereiskian           (311.7 - 309.2)
 

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