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                          Payntonian Australian Stage
 
                          From 491 To 488.3 +/- 1.7 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Conodont, lowest occurrence of Iapetognathus fluctivagus; 
     just above base of Cordylodus lindstromi conodont Zone.  Just below lowest 
     occurrence of planktonic graptolites.
 
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- 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:    Ibexian       (491 - 471.8)
  Regional Stage:          Dolgellian    (492.5 - 488.3)
  Russian-Kazakhian Stage: Batyrbayan    (491.5 - 488.3)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  North American Stage: Sunwaptan (493 - 491)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Period:           Ordovician       (488.3 - 443.7)
  Epoch:            Early Ordovician (488.3 - 471.8)
  ICS Stage:        Tremadocian      (488.3 - 478.6)
  Australian Stage: Datsonian        (488.3 - 485)
  European Stage:   Cressagian       (488.3 - 486)
 

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