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                            Senonian European Epoch
 
                       From 89.3 +/- 1 To 65.5 +/- 0.3 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Inoceramid bivalve, lowest occurrence of Cremnoceramus 
     rotundatus.
  End Defined By:  Iridium Anomaly.  Associated with a major extinction horizon 
     (foraminifers, calcareous nannofossils, dinosaurs, etc.)
 
  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: Mangaotanean (93 - 87)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:    Phanerozoic     (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:    Mesozoic        (251 - 65.5)
  Period: Cretaceous      (145.5 - 65.5)
  Epoch:  Late Cretaceous (99.6 - 65.5)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  ICS Stage:      Turonian  (93.5 - 89.3)
  European Epoch: Gallic    (130 - 89.3)
  Japanese Stage: Gyliakian (96.6 - 89.3)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Era:                  Cenozoic        (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:               Paleogene       (65.5 - 23.03)
  Epoch:                Paleocene       (65.5 - 55.8)
  Sub-Epoch:            Early Paleocene (65.5 - 61.7)
  ICS Stage:            Danian          (65.5 - 61.7)
  Informal Sub-era:     Tertiary        (65.5 - 1.806)
  New Zealand Stage:    Teurian         (65.5 - 56.5)
  North American Stage: Puercan         (65.5 - 62.5)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  ICS Stage:         Coniacian     (89.3 - 85.8)
  ICS Stage:         Santonian     (85.8 - 83.5)
  ICS Stage:         Campanian     (83.5 - 70.6)
  ICS Stage:         Maastrichtian (70.6 - 65.5)
  Japanese Stage:    Urakawan      (89.3 - 77.1)
  Japanese Stage:    Hetonian      (77.1 - 65.5)
  New Zealand Stage: Teratan       (87 - 83.5)
  Regional Stage:    Valdonnian    (83.5 - 77)
  Regional Stage:    Fuvelian      (77 - 70.6)
  Regional Stage:    Begudian      (70.6 - 68)
  Regional Stage:    Rognacian     (68 - 65.5)
 

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