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                            Wuchiapingian ICS Stage
 (Wujiapingian, Djulfian, Longtanian, Rustlerian, Saladoan, Castile, Dzhulfian)
 
                     From 260.4 +/- 0.7 To 253.8 +/- 0.7 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Conodont, lowest occurrence of conodont Clarkina 
     postbitteri (Mei & Wardlaw); and termination of a major global sea-level 
     lowstand
  End Defined By:  Near lowest occurrence of conodont Clarkina wangi.
 
  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:  Guangxi Province, south China
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                  Phanerozoic  (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                  Paleozoic    (542 - 251)
  Period:               Permian      (299 - 251)
  Epoch:                Late Permian (260.4 - 251)
  North American Stage: Ochoan       (260.4 - 251)
  Regional Stage:       Thuringian   (270.6 - 251)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Epoch:             Middle Permian (270.6 - 260.4)
  ICS Stage:         Capitanian     (265.8 - 260.4)
  European Stage:    Kazanian       (270.6 - 260.4)
  New Zealand Stage: Braxtonian     (270.6 - 260.4)
 
 -- Followed By --
  ICS Stage:         Changhsingian (253.8 - 251)
  New Zealand Stage: Makabewan     (253.8 - 251)
 
 -- Contains the Following Stages --
  New Zealand Stage: Waiitian (260.4 - 253.8)
 

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