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 SubepochsCretaceous-Cenozoic of New Zealand
0
2.4
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianLate PlioceneWanganuiMangapanian2.58
Waipipian3
ZancleanEarly Pliocene3.6
Opoitian3.7
MioceneMessinianLate MioceneTaranakiKapitean5.333
Tongaporutuan7.2
Tortonian7.246
SouthlandWaiauan11.04
SerravallianMiddle Miocene11.63
Lillburnian13.05
Langhian13.82
Clifdenian15.1
PareoraAltonian15.9
BurdigalianEarly Miocene15.98
Otaian18.7
Aquitanian20.44
LandonWaitakian21.7
23.03
25.2
34.6