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Ufimian (Ufian)
1. The earliest age in the Late Permian Epoch, preceded by the Kungurian (Early Permian), followed by the Kazanian, and with a lower boundary dated at 256.1 Ma ( Harland et al., 1989)
2. The name of the corresponding eastern European stage, which is roughly contemporaneous with the lower Zechstein (western Europe), lower Guadalupian (N. America), and Basleoan (New Zealand). See also KAZANIAN.