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Hierarchy:Phanerozoic Paleozoic  Ordovician   Middle Ordovician
Classification:Age (as per International Commission on Stratigraphy)
Top:458.4 ± 0.9 Ma
Base:467.3 ± 1.1 Ma
Preceeds:Late Ordovician Sandbian
Name origin:Name derived from Darriwil, a parish in County of Grant, Victoria (Australia), proposed in 1899 by Thomas Sergeant Hall.
GSSP:Huangnitang section, Changshan, Zhejiang Province, SE China
GSSP location:28.8539°N, 118.4900°E
GSSP link:View Global Boundary Stratotype Section and Point of the International Commission on Stratigraphy
The base of the Darriwilian Stage is defined in a section through the Ningkuo Shale exposed at Huangnitang, Changshan County, Zhejiang Province, southeast China, where it coincides with the first appearance datum of the graptolite Undulograptus austrodentatus.

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Caledonian orogeny (concludes)Orogeny~505 - ~400 MaEurope

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