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1 The latest of the three stages of the Palaeocene Epoch, preceded by the Selandian, followed by the Ypresian, and dated at 658.7–55.8 Ma (Int. Commission on Stratigraphy, 2004).

2 The name of the corresponding European stage, which is roughly contemporaneous with the upper Ynezian and Bulitian (N. America), upper Teurian and lower Waipawan (New Zealand), and the upper Wangerripian (Australia). It is named after the Thanet Sands in Kent, England.

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