Early Pliocene subepoch

5.333 - 3.6 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 964 collections

A total of 2593 collections with 26220 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCenozoic SubepochsEuropean Faunal Zones
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianLate PlioceneMN 162.58
MN 153.2
ZancleanEarly Pliocene3.6
MN 144.2
MN 134.9
MioceneMessinianLate Miocene5.333
TortonianMN 127.246
MN 117.75
MN 108.7
MN 99.7
MN 7 + 811.1
SerravallianMiddle Miocene11.63
MN 612.8 *
LanghianMN 513.82
BurdigalianEarly MioceneMN 415.98
MN 316.9
MN 220
Aquitanian20.44
MN 122.4
23.03