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                          Late Mississippian Sub-Epoch
                             (Upper Mississippian)
 
                     From 326.4 +/- 1.6 To 318.1 +/- 1.3 Ma
 
  End Defined By:  Conodont, lowest occurrence of Declinognathodus nodiliferus 
     s.l.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  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:               Carboniferous (359.2 - 299)
  Epoch:                Mississippian (359.2 - 318.1)
  Chinese Stage:        Dewuan        (333 - 318.1)
  European Epoch:       Silesian      (326.4 - 299)
  European Stage:       Namurian      (326.4 - 315)
  North American Stage: Chesterian    (333 - 318.1)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch:      Middle Mississippian (345.3 - 326.4)
  ICS Stage:      Visean               (345.3 - 326.4)
  European Epoch: Dinantian            (359.2 - 326.4)
  Regional Stage: Brigantian           (336 - 326.4)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Epoch:          Pennsylvanian       (318.1 - 299)
  Sub-Epoch:      Early Pennsylvanian (318.1 - 311.7)
  ICS Stage:      Bashkirian          (318.1 - 311.7)
  Chinese Stage:  Huashibanian        (318.1 - 313)
  Regional Stage: Kinderscoutian      (318.1 - 317)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:      Serpukhovian (326.4 - 318.1)
  Regional Stage: Pendleian    (326.4 - 326)
  Regional Stage: Elvirian     (326 - 324.5)
  Regional Stage: Arnsbergian  (326 - 325)
  Regional Stage: Chokerian    (325 - 324.5)
  Regional Stage: Alportian    (324.5 - 318.1)
 

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