Tortonian age

11.63 - 7.246 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 1511 collections

A total of 3684 collections with 36789 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleEuropean Faunal Zones
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianMN 162.58
MN 153.2
Zanclean3.6
MN 144.2
MN 134.9
MioceneMessinian5.333
TortonianMN 127.246
MN 117.75
MN 108.7
MN 99.7
MN 7 + 811.1
Serravallian11.63
MN 612.8 *
LanghianMN 513.82
BurdigalianMN 415.98
MN 316.9
MN 220
Aquitanian20.44
MN 122.4
23.03