The Early Mississippian (also known as the Lower Mississippian) is the first of three subepochs of the Mississippian epoch of the Carboniferous period. It spans the time between 359.2 ± 2.5 Ma and 345.3 ± 2.1 Ma (million years ago). It has one faunal stage, the Tournaisian.
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|Tournaisian||Viséan||Serpukhovian||Bashkirian||Moscovian||Kasimovian | Gzhelian|