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Paleozoic era

General information
Lower boundary: equal to 542 Ma (based on Early/Lower Cambrian)
Upper boundary: equal to 252.3 Ma (based on Changhsingian)
Continent: global
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Contains
  • Abereiddian, Actonian, Adavere, Adorf, Aeronian, Aijiashan, Aksayan, Albertian, Aleksian, Alexandrian, Aller, Alportian, Aluoja, Amb, Amgan, Aparima, Arcadian, Arenig, Arenigian, Arnsbergian, Artinskian, Arundian, Asbian, Aseri, Ashbyan, Ashgill, Ashgillian, Asselian, Atdabanian, Atokan, Aurelucian, Autunian, Ayusokkanian, Baggy, Baoqingian, Barettian, Barmouth, Bashkirian, Batyrbaian, Bendigonian, Berounian, Biarmian, Billingen, Black River, Blackhillsian, Blackriveran, Bobrikovian, Bohdalec, Bolindian, Bolorian, Boomerangian, Botomian, Branchian, Brecon, Brigantian, Bringewood, Buildwas, Burgsvik, Burrellian, Bursumian, Burtsevian, Caerfai, Canadaway, Canadian, Cantabrian, Capitan, Capitanian, Caradoc, Caradocian, Carboniferous, Cassinian, Castile, Castlemainian, Cautleyan, Cayugan, Cazenovia, Chadian, Chagyrka, Chatfieldian, Chazy, Chazyan, Cheneyan, Cheremshanian, Cherepetsian, Chesnokovka, Chesterian, Chewtonian, Chientangkiangian, Chokierian, Chotec, Cincinnatian, Cisuralian, Clinton, Clogau, Coalbrookdale, Coblencien, Conewango, Conneaut, Costonian, Couvinien, Cowleigh Park, Cressagian, Dalanian, Daleje, Daobaowan, Dapingian, Darriwilian, Dasberg, Datsonian, Dawan, Deer Park, Delamaran, Deming, Demingian, Desmoinesian, Devonian, Dewunian, Ditton, Dobrotiva, Dobrotivian, Dolgellian, Dolgelly, Dolwen, Dorogovilovian, Downton, Downton Castle, Dresbachian, Duyunian, Dyeran, Early/Lower Devonian, Early/Lower Emsian, Early/Lower Famennian, Early/Lower Frasnian, Early/Lower Givetian, Early/Lower Kazanian, Early/Lower Llandeilo, Early/Lower Llanvirn, Early/Lower Mississippian, Early/Lower Ordovician, Early/Lower Pennsylvanian, Early/Lower Urzhumian, Eastonian, Edenian, Eifel, Eifelian, Eke, Elton, Ems, Emsian, Ensyan, Famennian, Famennien, Fennian, Ffestiniog, Filipovian, Flettian, Floian, Floran, Franconian, Franklinian, Frasnian, Frasnien, Furongian, Gamach, Gamachian, Gamlan, Gasconadian, Gedinne, Gedinnine, Genesee, Gisbornian, Givet, Givetian, Givetien, Gleedonian, Gorstian, Guadalupian, Gumerovian, Guniu, Guzhangian, Gzhelian, Hafotty, Haljala, Hamra, Hangman, Hanjiang, Harju, Harnagian, Hastarian, Hauptdolomitstinkschiefer, Helderberg, Hemberg, Hemse, Hirnantian, Hogklint, Holkerian, Homerian, Huashibanian, Hulo, Hunderum, Hunjiang, Hunneberg, Ibexian, Ichangian, Idamean, Idavere, Ilfracombe, Irenian, Irginian, Iverian, Ivorian, Jaagarahu, Jaani, Jefferson, Jeffersonian, Jiusian, Johvi, Juuru, Kalabagh, Karakubian, Kashirian, Kasimovian, Katian, Kaugetuma, Kazanian, Keila, Ketyan, Khamovnichean, Khoridzhian, Kinderhookian, Kinderscoutian, Kirkfield, Kirkfieldian, Kizolovian, Klabava, Klazminskian, Kopaninaschichten, Kosov, Kosovian, Kosvinian, Kralodvorian, Kraluv Dvur, Krasnopolyanian, Krevyakian, Kubergandian, Kuhfengian, Kuimov, Kukruse, Kunda, Kungurian, Kupferschiefer, Kuressaare, Kuzel, Laibinian, Lancefieldian, Langevoja, Laoshanian, Lasnamagi, Late/Upper Devonian, Late/Upper Emsian, Late/Upper Famennian, Late/Upper Frasnian, Late/Upper Givetian, Late/Upper Kazanian, Late/Upper Llandeilo, Late/Upper Llanvirn, Late/Upper Mississippian, Late/Upper Ordovician, Late/Upper Pennsylvanian, Late/Upper Severodvinian, Late/Upper Urzhumian, Latorp, Latorpian, Lebach, Leine, Leintwardine, Lengwuan, Lenian, Leonard, Letna, Lianghekou, Liben, Lincolnian, Litenschichten, Llanbedr, Llandeilian, Llandeilo, Llandovery, Llanvirn, Llanvirnian, Lochkovian, Lochkovian (Czechoslovakia), Lockport, Lockportian, Longlinian, Longtanian, Longvillian, Lower Visby, Ludfordian, Ludlow, Luodianian, Luosuan, Lynton, Maduan, Maentwrog, Maentwrogian, Malevian, Mangapirian, Mansian, Mapingian, Marjumian, Marmor, Marsdenian, Marshbrookian, Mayan, Maysville, Maysvillian, Medina, Melekesian, Melekhovian, Menevian, Meramecian, Merioneth, Merionethian, Middle Cambrian, Middle Devonian, Middle Famennian, Middle Frasnian, Middle Givetian, Middle Llandeilo, Middle Mississippian, Middle Ordovician, Middle Pennsylvanian, Migneintian, Mikhailovian, Millardan, Mindyallan, Mississippian, Missourian, Mohawkian, Montezuman, Moridunian, Morrowan, Morte, Moscovian, Mulde, Murgabian, Myachkovian, Nabala, Namurian, Nangaoian, Nehden, Neichiashanian, Nganasanian, Niagaran, Ningkuo, Niuchehean, Noginian, Oandu, Oeland, Ohesaare, Ohre, Olentian, Onnian, Ontarian, Ordian, Ordovician, Oretanian, Osagean, Paadla, Paibian, Pakerort, Pavlovoposadian, Payntonian, Pendleian, Pennsylvanian, Peskovian, Pickwell Down, Pilton, Pirgu, Podolskian, Polaty, Porkuni, Povolzhian, Pragian, Pragian (Czechoslovakia), Pridoli, Pridolischichten, Prikarnian, Protvian, Puruhauan, Pusgillian, Qiandongian, Qiantianjiang, Radaevian, Raikkula, Rakvere, Rangerian, Rawtheyan, Red Downtonian, Rhinog, Rhuddanian, Richmond, Richmondian, Roadian, Rockland, Rocklandian, Rootsikula, Rotliegendes, Rusavkian, Rustler, Saka, Sakian, Sakmarian, Salado, Salina, Sandbian, Saranian, Sarginian, Sarka, Sawkill, Sebisurkhian, Serpukhovian, Severodvinian, Severokeltmenian, Shangsian, Sheinwoodian, Sherman, Shermanian, Sheshmian, Shikhanian, Shikou, Siegen, Silurian, Sjuranian, Skullrockian, Slite, Sokian, Solikamskian, Solvan, Sonyea, Soudleyan, Southwood, Srbsko, St Davids, Stairsian, Stassfurt Evaporites, Stephanian, Stephanian A, Stephanian B, Stephanian C, Steptoean, Sterlitamakian, Steshevian, Streffordian, Sundre, Sunwaptan, Syrovaty, Taghanic, Taijangian, Tangbagouan, Taoyuanian, Tarussian, Tastubian, Tavgian, Telfordian, Telychian, Temeside Shales, Templetonian, Tickwood, Tioughnioga, Tommotian, Tonawandan, Tournaisian, Toyonian, Tremadoc, Tremadocian, Trempealeauan, Trentonian, Tsninian, Tulean, Tulian, Turinian, Tyesaian, Ufimian, Uhaku, Undillan, Ungurian, Upcott, Upinian, Upper Visby, Urzhumian, Uskalykian, Vaana, Valaste, Valhallan, Varangu, Venevian, Vereian, Vinice, Virgilian, Viru, Visean, Volfreyan, Volkhov, Volkhovian, Vormsi, Voznesenian, Vtorye Utesy, Waergangian, Wangcunian, Warendian, Wargal, Waucoban, Weissliegendes, Wenlock, Wenlock (England), Werra, West Falls, Westphalian, Westphalian A, Westphalian B, Westphalian C, Westphalian D, Whitcliffe, Whiterock, Whiterockian, Whitlandian, Whitwellian, Wildernessian, Wocklum, Wolfcamp, Woolhope, Woolstonian, Word, Wordian, Wuchiapingian, Wufeng, Wulingian, Wych, Xiaodushanian, Xiaoxita, Yakhtashian, Yangtzi, Yapeenian, Yeadonian, Yichang, Youshuanian, Yurakian, Yushanian, Zahorany, Zapaltyubian, Zechsteinkalk, Zhanarykian, Zhejiangian, Zisongian, Zlichovian, early Late Ordovician, early Middle Ordovician, late Early Ordovician, late Late Ordovician, middle Late Ordovician, unnamed Pridoli stage
  • Overlaps with
  • Makarewan (253.0 to 251.3 Ma)
  • DUrville (259.0 to 251.3 Ma)
  • Poundian (580.0 to 530.0 Ma)
  • Appears in scales

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