Cenozoic Subepochs

The interval definitions in this timescale are derived from the following sources:

  • 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
  • F. M. Gradstein, J. G. Ogg, and A. G. Smith. 2004. A Geologic Time Scale 2004 1-589 view

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International Chronostratigraphic TimescaleCenozoic Subepochs
QuaternaryPleistoceneLate PleistoceneLate Pleistocene0.0117
ChibanianMiddle Pleistocene0.129
CalabrianEarly Pleistocene0.774
NeogenePliocenePiacenzianLate Pliocene2.58
ZancleanEarly Pliocene3.6
MioceneMessinianLate Miocene5.333
SerravallianMiddle Miocene11.63
BurdigalianEarly Miocene15.98
PaleogeneOligoceneChattianLate Oligocene23.03
RupelianEarly Oligocene27.82
EocenePriabonianLate Eocene33.9
BartonianMiddle Eocene37.71
YpresianEarly Eocene47.8
PaleoceneThanetianLate Paleocene56
SelandianMiddle Paleocene59.2
DanianEarly Paleocene61.6