Miocene

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System/
Period
Series/
Epoch
Stage/
Age
Age (Ma)
Quaternary Pleistocene Gelasian younger
Neogene Pliocene Piacenzian 3.600–2.58
Zanclean 5.333–3.600
Miocene Messinian 7.246–5.333
Tortonian 11.62–7.246
Serravallian 13.82–11.62
Langhian 15.97–13.82
Burdigalian 20.44–15.97
Aquitanian 23.03–20.44
Paleogene Oligocene Chattian aulder
Subdiveesion o the Neogene Period
accordin tae the IUGS, [v2014/02].

The Miocene is the first geological epoch o the Neogene Period an extends frae aboot 23.03 tae 5.333 million years aby (Ma).