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                               Aeronian ICS Stage
 
                       From 439 +/- 1.8 To 436 +/- 1.9 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Graptolite, lowest occurrence of Monograptus austerus 
     sequens.
  End Defined By:  Brachiopods, just above extinction of Eocoelia intermedia 
     and below lowest succeeding species Eocoelia curtisi.  Near base of  
     Monograptus turriculatus graptolite zone.
 
  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:  Trefawr forestry road, north of 
     Cwm-coed-Aeron Farm, Llandovery area, south-central Wales, UK
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage:        Longmaxian  (443.7 - 438)
  Chinese Stage:        Shinulanian (438 - 433)
  North American Stage: Medinan     (443.7 - 438)
  North American Stage: Niagaran    (438 - 421.3)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:              Phanerozoic    (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:              Paleozoic      (542 - 251)
  Period:           Silurian       (443.7 - 416)
  Epoch:            Early Silurian (443.7 - 422.9)
  Sub-Epoch:        Llandovery     (443.7 - 428.2)
  Australian Stage: Keiloran       (443.7 - 433)
  Regional Stage:   Alexandrian    (443.7 - 436)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage: Rhuddanian (443.7 - 439)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Telychian (436 - 428.2)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  Regional Stage: Idwian  (439 - 437.5)
  Regional Stage: Fronian (437.5 - 436)
 

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