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 1825 collections

A total of 4707 collections with 45866 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCenozoic SubepochsEuropean Faunal Units
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianLate PlioceneVillanyian2.58
Ruscinian3.1 *
ZancleanEarly Pliocene3.6
MioceneMessinianLate MioceneTurolian5.333
Tortonian7.246
Vallesian8.7
SerravallianMiddle MioceneAstaracian11.63
Langhian13.82
BurdigalianEarly MioceneOrleanian15.98
Agenian20
Aquitanian20.44
23.03