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                              Famennian ICS Stage
              (Canadaway, Conneautan, Conewangan, Xikuangshanian)
 
                     From 374.5 +/- 2.6 To 359.2 +/- 2.5 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Just above major extinction horizon (Upper Kellwasser 
     Event), including conodonts Ancyrodella and Ozarkodina and goniatites of 
     Gephuroceratidae and Beloceratidae.
  End Defined By:  Conodont, above lowest occurrence of Siphonodella sulcata.
 
  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:  Upper Coumiac quarry, Cessenon, 
     Montagne Noir, southern France
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  North American Stage: Senecan (388 - 370)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Paleozoic     (542 - 251)
  Period: Devonian      (416 - 359.2)
  Epoch:  Late Devonian (385.3 - 359.2)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage: Frasnian (385.3 - 374.5)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Period:               Carboniferous       (359.2 - 299)
  Epoch:                Mississippian       (359.2 - 318.1)
  Sub-Epoch:            Early Mississippian (359.2 - 345.3)
  ICS Stage:            Tournaisian         (359.2 - 345.3)
  Chinese Stage:        Shaodongian         (359.2 - 349.5)
  European Epoch:       Dinantian           (359.2 - 326.4)
  North American Stage: Kinderhookian       (359.2 - 348)
  Regional Stage:       Hastarian           (359.2 - 348)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  North American Stage: Chatauquan (370 - 359.2)
 

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