Hirnantian age

445.2 - 443.8 Ma

The definition of this interval in the timescale International Chronostratigraphic Timescale is taken from the following source:

  • K. M. Cohen, S.C. Finney, P.L. Gibbard and J.-X. Fan. 2023. The ICS International Chronostratigraphic Chart v2023/09. view

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This interval is used in the definition of 481 collections

A total of 738 collections with 3942 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic Timescale
OrdovicianLate OrdovicianHirnantian443.8
Katian445.2
Sandbian453
Middle OrdovicianDarriwilian458.4
Dapingian467.3
Early OrdovicianFloian470
Tremadocian477.7
485.4