Westphalian age

318.8 - 307.4 Ma

The definition of this interval in the timescale Carboniferous of Western Europe is taken from the following source:

  • F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, M. D. Schmitz and G. M. Ogg. 2020. Geologic Time Scale 2020 view

The top and bottom ages have been interpolated based on the differences between the ages for international timescale boundaries quoted in the source and the currently accepted ages for those boundaries.

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This interval is used in the definition of 72 collections

A total of 2220 collections with 13059 occurrences lie within this time span

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCarboniferous of Western EuropeCarboniferous of China
297.7
CarboniferousPennsylvanianGzhelianKuzel298.9
Xiaodushanian300 *
StephanianStephanian C300.3 *
Stephanian B300.9 *
Stephanian A301.4 *
Kasimovian303.7
Cantabrian305 *
Dalaun305.8 *
Moscovian307
WestphalianWestphalian D307.4 *
Westphalian C309.8
Westphalian B314.6
Bashkirian315.2
Westphalian A317 *
Huashibanian318.5 *
NamurianYeadonian318.8 *
Marsdenian320.2 *
Lousuan321.2 *
Kinderscoutian321.5 *
Alportian322 *
Chokierian323.1 *
MississippianSerpukhovianDewunian323.2
Arnsbergian324 *
Pendleian327.4 *
Shangsian330.8 *
ViseanWarnantianBrigantian †330.9
Jiusian335 *
LivianAsbian †336.3 *
MoliniacianHolkerian †/Arundian/Chadian340.2 *
TournaisianIvorianTangbagouan346.7
Hastarian353.7 *
358.9