Epochs of the Silurian Period. Axis scale: millions of years ago.
The Wenlock (sometimes referred to as the Wenlockian) is the second series of the Silurian. It is preceded by the Llandovery epoch and followed by the Ludlow Group. Radiometric dates constrain the Wenlockian between 433.4 and 427.4 million years ago.
The Wenlock is divided into the older Sheinwoodian and the younger Homerian stage. The Sheinwoodian lasted from 433.4 to 430.5 million years ago. The Homerian lasted from 430.5 to 427.4 million years ago.
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