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                              Moscovian ICS Stage
                                  (Bolsovian)
 
                      From 311.7 +/- 1.1 To 306.5 +/- 1 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Near lowest occurrences of Declinognathodus donetzianus 
     and/or Idiognathoides postsulcatus conodont species, and fusulinid species 
     Aljutovella aljutovica.
  End Defined By:  Near base of Obsoletes obsoletes and Protriticites 
     pseudomontiparus fusulinid zone, or lowest occurrence of Parashumardites 
     ammonoid.
 
  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: Dalanian  (313 - 310)
  Chinese Stage: Mapingian (310 - 299)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:            Phanerozoic          (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:            Paleozoic            (542 - 251)
  Period:         Carboniferous        (359.2 - 299)
  Epoch:          Pennsylvanian        (318.1 - 299)
  Sub-Epoch:      Middle Pennsylvanian (311.7 - 306.5)
  European Epoch: Silesian             (326.4 - 299)
  European Stage: Westphalian          (315 - 306.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch:     Early Pennsylvanian (318.1 - 311.7)
  ICS Stage:     Bashkirian          (318.1 - 311.7)
  Russian Stage: Melekesskian        (313.4 - 311.7)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Sub-Epoch:            Late Pennsylvanian (306.5 - 299)
  ICS Stage:            Kasimovian         (306.5 - 303.9)
  European Stage:       Stephanian         (306.5 - 299)
  North American Stage: Missourian         (306.5 - 305)
  Russian Stage:        Krevyakinskian     (306.5 - 306)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  North American Stage: Atokan/Derryan (311.7 - 308)
  North American Stage: Desmoinian     (308 - 306.5)
  Russian Stage:        Kashirskian    (309.2 - 308)
  Russian Stage:        Vereiskian     (311.7 - 309.2)
  Russian Stage:        Podolskian     (308 - 307.2)
  Russian Stage:        Myachkovskian  (307.2 - 306.5)
 

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