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                               Lutetian ICS Stage
 
                      From 48.6 +/- 0.2 To 40.4 +/- 0.2 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Planktonic foraminifer, lowest occurrence of Hantkenina.
  End Defined By:  Near extinction of calcareous nannofossil Reticulofenestra 
     reticulata.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
  End Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Californian Stage:    Ulatisian   (51 - 48)
  Californian Stage:    Narizian    (48 - 35)
  New Zealand Stage:    Heretaungan (50 - 47)
  New Zealand Stage:    Bortonian   (44 - 40)
  North American Stage: Bridgerian  (50.5 - 45.4)
  North American Stage: Uintan      (45.4 - 40)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:              Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:              Cenozoic      (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:           Paleogene     (65.5 - 23.03)
  Epoch:            Eocene        (55.8 - 33.9)
  Sub-Epoch:        Middle Eocene (48.6 - 37.2)
  Australian Stage: Johannian     (52 - 36)
  Informal Sub-era: Tertiary      (65.5 - 1.806)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch: Early Eocene (55.8 - 48.6)
  ICS Stage: Ypresian     (55.8 - 48.6)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Bartonian (40.4 - 37.2)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  New Zealand Stage: Porangan (47 - 44)
 

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