Pliocene epoch

5.333 - 2.58 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 1654 collections

A total of 4954 collections with 53395 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic Timescale
NeogenePliocenePiacenzian2.58
Zanclean3.6
MioceneMessinian5.333
Tortonian7.246
Serravallian11.63
Langhian13.82
Burdigalian15.98
Aquitanian20.44
23.03