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Aptian (redirected from Aptian Stage)
Lower Cretaceous geologic time, between Barremian and Albian. Also known as Vectian.
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(2010): Astronomical tuning of the Aptian Stage
from Italian reference sections.
The discovery also indicated sea turtles had evolved into three families by the Cretaceous' Late Aptian stage
, earlier than believed so far, the report said.
(2004) proposed a new terminology to describe the long and short term isotopic fluctuations, with the prefix "AP" for the Aptian stage
and "Al" for the Albian stage.
(1995): The Aptian Stage
. Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturales de Belgique (Sciences de la Terre), 66: 31-43.