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                            Totomian Japanese Stage
 
                           From 3.6 +/- 0.005 To 3 Ma
 
  Start Defined By:  Base of magnetic polarity chronozone C2An (Gauss); 
     extinction levels of planktonic foraminifers Globorotalia margaritae and 
     Pulleniatina primalis.
 
  Start Based On:  Gradstein, Ogg, Smith, _A Geologic Time Scale 2004_
 
 -- Overlaps With --
  Australian Stage: Kalimnan (4.3 - 3.4)
  Australian Stage: Yatalan  (3.4 - 2)
 
 -- A Substage of --
  Eon:                  Phanerozoic   (542 - -5.5012e-005)
  Era:                  Cenozoic      (65.5 - -5.5012e-005)
  Period:               Neogene       (23.03 - -5.5012e-005)
  Epoch:                Pliocene      (5.332 - 1.806)
  Sub-Epoch:            Late Pliocene (3.6 - 1.806)
  ICS Stage:            Piacenzian    (3.6 - 2.588)
  Californian Stage:    Delmontian    (7.5 - 2.9)
  Informal Sub-era:     Tertiary      (65.5 - 1.806)
  New Zealand Stage:    Waipipian     (3.6 - 2.6)
  North American Stage: Blancan       (4.75 - 1.806)
 
 -- Preceeded By --
  Sub-Epoch:         Early Pliocene (5.332 - 3.6)
  ICS Stage:         Zanclean       (5.332 - 3.6)
  Japanese Stage:    Yuian          (9.5 - 3.6)
  New Zealand Stage: Opoitian       (4.8 - 3.6)
 
 -- Followed By --
  Japanese Stage: Suchian (3 - 1.9)
 

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