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Neogene Land Mammal Stages/Ages of China: Toward the Goal to Establish an Asian Land Mammal Stage/Age Scheme

Zhan-Xiang Qiu, Zhu-Ding Qiu, Tao Deng, Chuan-Kui Li, Zhao-Qun Zhang, Ban-Yue Wang, and Xiaoming Wang

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter analyzes the existing stages/ages in the Chinese Neogene in relation to the current widely adopted approaches in terrestrial stratigraphy (Neogene Mammal unit [MN] and North American ... More


North China Neogene Biochronology: A Chinese Standard

Michael O. Woodburne, Richard H. Tedford, and Everett H. Lindsay

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter proposes a methodology for the establishment of the North China mammalian record as the nucleus of a regional Chinese Neogene biochronology, supported by local examples having ... More


A Single-Point Base Definition of the Xiejian Age as an Exemplar for Refining Chinese Land Mammal Ages

Jin Meng, Jie Ye, Wen-Yu Wu, Xi-Jun Ni, and Shun-Dong Bi

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0003
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter reviews works surrounding the Chinese land mammal age (CLMA), with particular focus on the stratigraphic data from the Xiejia locality and Junggar Basin. It considers the possibilities ... More


Early Miocene Xiejiahe and Sihong Fossil Localities and Their Faunas, Eastern China

Zhu-Ding Qiu and Zhan-Xiang Qiu

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0004
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter analyzes the faunas found in early Miocene Xiejiahe and Sihong fossil localities in eastern China. Most of the fossil mammals from the Shanwang Basin and Sihong region appear in the ... More


Mammalian Biochronology of the Late Miocene Bahe Formation

Zhao-Qun Zhang, Anu Kaakinen, Li-Ping Liu, Juha Pekka Lunkka, Sevket Sen, Wulf A. Gose, Zhu-Ding Qiu, Shao-Hua Zheng, and Mikael Fortelius

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0006
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter analyzes the mammalian biochronology of the late Miocene Bahe Formation in China. It first describes the lithostratigraphy and depositional environments in the Lantian region, followed ... More


Stratigraphy and Paleoecology of the Classical Dragon Bone Localities of Baode County, Shanxi Province

Anu Kaakinen, Benjamin H. Passey, Zhao-Qun Zhang, Li-Ping Liu, Lauri J. Pesonen, and Mikael Fortelius

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter describes the stratigraphy and paleoecology of the classical “dragon bone” localities of Baode County, Shanxi Province, China. It begins with an overview of the geological setting of the ... More


Review of the Litho-, Bio-, and Chronostratigraphy in the Nihewan Basin, Hebei, China

Bao-Quan Cai, Shao-Hua Zheng, Joseph C. Liddicoat, and Qiang Li

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter reviews studies of the lithography, biostratigraphy, and chronostratigraphy in the Nihewan Basin, Hebei, China since the 1920s when vertebrate fossils first were found. Cenozoic ... More


Late Cenozoic Biostratigraphy of the Linxia Basin, Northwestern China

Tao Deng, Zhan-Xiang Qiu, Ban-Yue Wang, Xiaoming Wang, and Su-Kuan Hou

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter describes the Late Cenozoic biostratigraphy of the Linxia Basin in northwestern China. The Linxia Basin harbors a variety of Late Cenozoic fossils of different plants and animals as well ... More


Hominoid-Producing Localities and Biostratigraphy in Yunnan

Wei Dong and Guo-Qin Qi

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter characterizes the hominoid-producing localities and biostratigraphy in Yunnan Province, China. Yunnan Province is located in the southwestern part of China, on the Yunnan-Guizhou ... More


Paleodietary Comparisons of Ungulates Between the Late Miocene of China, and Pikermi and Samos in Greece

Nikos Solounias, Gina M. Semprebon, Matthew C. Mihlbachler, and Florent Rivals

in Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.003.0031
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter presents the results of a study which compares the paleodiets of ungulates between the late Miocene of China, and Pikermi and Samos in Greece. The paleobotanical record of the late ... More


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