Early Miocene subepoch

23.03 - 15.98 Ma

The definition of this interval in the timescale Cenozoic Subepochs is taken from the following source:

  • W. B. Harland, R. L. Armstrong, A. V. Cox, L. E. Craig, A. G. Smith and D. G. Smith. 1990. A Geologic Time Scale 1989. view

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This interval is used in the definition of 1824 collections

A total of 4705 collections with 45861 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCenozoic SubepochsSouth American Land Mammal Ages
1.7
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianLate PlioceneVorohuean/Uquian2.58 *
Chapadmalalan2.9 *
ZancleanEarly Pliocene3.6
Montehermosan3.7 *
Huayquerian4.9 *
MioceneMessinianLate Miocene5.333
Tortonian7.246
Chasicoan7.9 *
Mayoan9.9 *
Laventan10.9 *
SerravallianMiddle Miocene11.63
Colloncuran13.7 *
Langhian13.82
Friasian15.4 *
BurdigalianEarly Miocene15.98
Santacrucian16.2 *
Colhuehuapian17.4 *
Aquitanian20.44
Deseadan20.9 *
23.03 *
28.9