• Paratethys

    Rank
    paleogeography
    Status
    valid
    In short

     

    Flacher Meeresausläufer des Tertiärs, der das Molassebecken zweimal bedeckte (UMM und OMM).

     

  • Romanian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after Romania.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Zanclean - Piacenzian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys, approximately equivalent to the Piacenzian.

     

  • Dacian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after Dacia, former Latine name for Transylvania (Romania / Hungary).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Zanclean
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys, approximately equivalent to the Zanclean.

     

  • Pontian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after Pontus Euxinus, former Latine name for the Black Sea.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Tortonian - Messinian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys, approximately equivalent to the Messinian.

     

  • Pannonian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after Pannonia, an ancient name for Hungary.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Serravallian - Tortonian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys, approximately equivalent to the Tortonian and/or Messinian.

     

    • Meotian

      Name Origin

      Marais Méotides, ancien nom de la mer d'Azov (Ukraine)

      Rank
      chronostratigraphy
      Status
      local name (informal)
      In short

       

      Regional substage of the (Eastern) Paratethys corresponding to the late Pannonian.

       

  • Sarmatian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Sarmatian tribes that lived in the Black Sea region (ex URSS / Iran).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Serravallian - early Tortonian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys, approximately equivalent to the (late) Serravallian. Based on continental facies.

     

  • Badenian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the town of Baden (Niederösterreich), near Vienna.

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Burdigalian - Serravallian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the Middle Miocene of the central Paratethys. It corresponds approximately to the Langhian and early Serravalian.

     

  • Karpatian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the Carpathian Mountains (Czechoslovakia).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Burdigalian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys. It corresponds approximately to the late Burdigalian.

     

  • Ottnangian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the municipality of Ottnang-Schanze (Oberösterreich).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Burdigalian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys. It corresponds approximately to the middle Burdigalian.

     

  • Eggenburgian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the town of Eggenburg (Österreich).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Aquitanian - Burdigalian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys. It corresponds approximately to the early Burdigalian.

     

  • Egerian

    Origin of the Name

    Named after the town of Eger (Hungary).

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    late Oligocene - Aquitanian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys. It approximately corresponds to the Chattian and Aquitanian stages.

     

  • Kiscellian

    Rank
    chronostratigraphy
    Status
    local name (informal)
    Age
    Rupelian - Chattian
    In short

     

    Regional stage of the central Paratethys.

     

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