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                          Late Pennsylvanian Sub-Epoch
                             (Upper Pennsylvanian)
 
                       From 306.5 +/- 1 To 299 +/- 0.8 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Near base of Obsoletes obsoletes and Protriticites 
     pseudomontiparus fusulinid zone, or lowest occurrence of Parashumardites 
     ammonoid.
  End Defined By:  Conodont, lowest occurrence of Streptognathodus isolatus 
     within the S. "wabaunsensis" conodont chronocline.  6 m higher is lowest 
     fusilinid foraminifer Sphaeroschwagerina.
 
  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:          Pennsylvanian (318.1 - 299)
  Chinese Stage:  Mapingian     (310 - 299)
  European Epoch: Silesian      (326.4 - 299)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch:            Middle Pennsylvanian (311.7 - 306.5)
  ICS Stage:            Moscovian            (311.7 - 306.5)
  European Stage:       Westphalian          (315 - 306.5)
  North American Stage: Desmoinian           (308 - 306.5)
  Russian Stage:        Myachkovskian        (307.2 - 306.5)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Period:               Permian       (299 - 251)
  Epoch:                Early Permian (299 - 270.6)
  ICS Stage:            Asselian      (299 - 294.6)
  North American Stage: Wolfcampian   (299 - 280)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:            Kasimovian       (306.5 - 303.9)
  ICS Stage:            Gzhelian         (303.9 - 299)
  European Stage:       Stephanian       (306.5 - 299)
  North American Stage: Virgilian        (305 - 299)
  North American Stage: Missourian       (306.5 - 305)
  Russian Stage:        Krevyakinskian   (306.5 - 306)
  Russian Stage:        Chamovnicheskian (306 - 305)
  Russian Stage:        Dorogomilovksian (305 - 303.9)
  Russian Stage:        Klazminskian     (303.9 - 300.5)
  Russian Stage:        Noginskian       (300.5 - 299)
 

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