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                              Bathonian ICS Stage
 
                      From 167.7 +/- 3.5 To 164.7 +/- 4 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrence of Parkinsonia (G.) convergens 
     (defines base of Zigzagiceras zigzag Zone).
  End Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrence of the genus Kepplerites 
     (Kosmoceratidae).  (Defines base of Macrocephalites herveyi Zone in 
     sub-Boreal province of Great Britain to southwest Germany.)
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Chinese Stage: Xintiangouan (175.6 - 167)
  Chinese Stage: Shaximioan   (167 - 161.2)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:               Phanerozoic     (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:               Mesozoic        (251 - 65.5)
  Period:            Jurassic        (199.6 - 145.5)
  Epoch:             Middle Jurassic (175.6 - 161.2)
  New Zealand Stage: Temaikan        (169 - 161.2)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage: Bajocian (171.6 - 167.7)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Callovian (164.7 - 161.2)
 

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