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 Units
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianVillanyian2.58
Ruscinian3.1 *
Zanclean3.6
MioceneMessinianTurolian5.333
Tortonian7.246
Vallesian8.7
SerravallianAstaracian11.63
Langhian13.82
BurdigalianOrleanian15.98
Agenian20
Aquitanian20.44
23.03