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                              Early Jurassic Epoch
                      (Lower Jurassic, Lias, Ziliujingian)
 
                      From 199.6 +/- 0.6 To 175.6 +/- 2 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Near lowest occurrence of smooth Psiloceras planorbis 
     ammonite group.
  End Defined By:  Ammonite, lowest occurrence of Leioceras genus.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  New Zealand Stage: Uruoan (188 - 169)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Mesozoic    (251 - 65.5)
  Period: Jurassic    (199.6 - 145.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Period:            Triassic      (251 - 199.6)
  Epoch:             Late Triassic (228 - 199.6)
  ICS Stage:         Rhaetian      (203.6 - 199.6)
  Chinese Stage:     Erqiaoan      (209 - 199.6)
  New Zealand Stage: Otapirian     (203 - 199.6)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Epoch:         Middle Jurassic (175.6 - 161.2)
  ICS Stage:     Aalenian        (175.6 - 171.6)
  Chinese Stage: Xintiangouan    (175.6 - 167)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:         Hettangian    (199.6 - 196.5)
  ICS Stage:         Sinemurian    (196.5 - 189.6)
  ICS Stage:         Pliensbachian (189.6 - 183)
  ICS Stage:         Toarcian      (183 - 175.6)
  New Zealand Stage: Aratauran     (199.6 - 188)
  Regional Stage:    Lotharingian  (193.3 - 189.6)
 

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