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                               Paibian ICS Stage
 
                            From 501 +/- 2 To 496 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Trilobite, lowest occurrence of agnostoid Glyptagnostus 
     reticulatus.  Coincides with base of large positive carbon-isotope 
     excursion.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
  Global Stratotype Section and Point:  Huaqiao Formation, Paibi section, 
     Northwest Hunan province, south China
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Australian Stage: Idamean      (497 - 494)
  Regional Stage:   Festiniogian (496.8 - 492.5)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                     Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                     Paleozoic     (542 - 251)
  Period:                  Cambrian      (542 - 488.3)
  Epoch:                   Late Cambrian (501 - 488.3)
  North American Stage:    Marjuman      (504 - 494.5)
  Russian-Kazakhian Stage: Ayusokkanian  (501 - 494.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:                   Middle Cambrian (513 - 501)
  Australian Stage:        Boomerangian    (504 - 501)
  Chinese Stage:           Zhungxian       (505 - 501)
  Russian-Kazakhian Stage: Mayan           (502 - 501)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  Australian Stage: Mindyallan   (501 - 497)
  Regional Stage:   Maentwrogian (501 - 496.8)
 

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