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                                Norian ICS Stage
 
                      From 216.5 +/- 2 To 203.6 +/- 1.5 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Base of Klamathites macrolobatus or Stikinoceras kerri 
     ammonoid zones and the Metapolygnathus communisti or M. primitius conodont 
     zones.
  End Defined By:  Near lowest occurrence of ammonite Cochlocera, conodonts 
     Misikella spp. and Epigondolella mosheri, and radiolarian Proparvicingula 
     moniliformis.
 
  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:     Huobachengian (219 - 209)
  Chinese Stage:     Erqiaoan      (209 - 199.6)
  New Zealand Stage: Otamitan      (218 - 206)
  New Zealand Stage: Warepan       (206 - 203)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Mesozoic      (251 - 65.5)
  Period: Triassic      (251 - 199.6)
  Epoch:  Late Triassic (228 - 199.6)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage:      Carnian  (228 - 216.5)
  Regional Stage: Tuvalian (225 - 216.5)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage: Rhaetian (203.6 - 199.6)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  Regional Stage: Lacinian (216.5 - 216)
  Regional Stage: Alaunian (216 - 211)
  Regional Stage: Sevatian (211 - 203.6)
 

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