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                             Ordovician V ICS Stage
 
                     From 460.9 +/- 1.6 To 455.8 +/- 1.6 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Graptolite, lowest occurrence of Nemagraptus gracilis.
  End Defined By:  Potentially near first appearance of the graptolite 
     Diplacanthograptus caudatus
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
  Global Stratotype Section and Point:  Fgelsng, Scane, southern Sweden
 
  Comment:  Official ICS name not yet decided.
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Australian Stage: Eastonian   (456 - 450)
  European Stage:   Burrellian  (457 - 455)
  Regional Stage:   Shermanian  (457 - 454)
  Regional Stage:   Longvillian (457 - 455)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                  Phanerozoic     (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                  Paleozoic       (542 - 251)
  Period:               Ordovician      (488.3 - 443.7)
  Epoch:                Late Ordovician (460.9 - 443.7)
  Chinese Stage:        Baotan          (460.9 - 454.5)
  General Stage:        Caradoc         (460.9 - 449)
  North American Stage: Mohawkian       (462 - 451)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:         Middle Ordovician (471.8 - 460.9)
  ICS Stage:     Darriwilian       (468.1 - 460.9)
  General Stage: Llandeilo         (464 - 460.9)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Ordovician VI (455.8 - 445.6)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  Australian Stage: Gisbornian (460.9 - 456)
  European Stage:   Aurelucian (460.9 - 457)
  Regional Stage:   Costonian  (460.9 - 459)
  Regional Stage:   Harnagian  (459 - 458)
  Regional Stage:   Soudleyan  (458 - 457)
 

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