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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


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


Introduction: Toward a Continental Asian Biostratigraphic and Geochronologic Framework

Xiaoming Wang, Lawrence J. Flynn, 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/9780231150125.003.0032
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This book presents a mammalian biostratigraphic framework that provides a global picture of mammalian evolution in Asia in a refined chronological context. Using cutting-edge biostratigraphic and ... 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


Hearing in Aquatic Mammals

Sirpa Nummela

in Sensory Evolution on the Threshold: Adaptations in Secondarily Aquatic Vertebrates

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520252783
eISBN:
9780520934122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520252783.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Animal Biology

This chapter discusses the structure and function of the auditory system in aquatic mammals. It also examines the evolutionary changes of the ear and presents a comparative analysis of hearing in ... More


Miocene Land Mammals and Stratigraphy of Japan

Yukimitsu Tomida, Hideo Nakaya, Haruo Saegusa, Kazunori Miyata, and Akira Fukuchi

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/9780231150125.003.0012
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter characterizes the Miocene land mammals and stratigraphy of Japan. It compiles all the Miocene terrestrial mammals in Japan biostratigraphically and biochronologically with correlations ... More


Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology

Mikael Fortelius, Xiaoming Wang, and Lawrence Flynn (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231150125
eISBN:
9780231520829
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231150125.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This book is devoted to the late Cenozoic (Neogene) mammalian biostratigraphy and geochronology of Asia. It employs cutting-edge biostratigraphic and geochemical dating methods to map the emergence ... More


Neogene Faunal Succession and Biochronology of Central Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia)

Zhu-Ding Qiu, Xiao Ming Wang, 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/9780231150125.003.0005
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter investigates the Neogene faunal succession and biochronology of central Nei Mongol in Inner Mongolia. Neogene land mammals in the Nei Mongol Autonomous Region (or Chinese Inner Mongolia) ... More


Neogene Mammal Biostratigraphy and Chronology of Greece

George D. Koufos

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/9780231150125.003.0028
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter investigates the biostratigraphy and chronology of the Neogene land mammals of Greece. One of the first discovered Greek Neogene mammal localities is Pikermi (Attica, near Athens) found ... 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


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


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


Neogene Mammalian Biostratigraphy and Geochronology of the Tibetan Plateau

Xiaoming Wang, Qiang Li, Zhu-Ding Qiu, Guang-Pu Xie, Ban-Yue Wang, Zhan-Xiang Qiu, Zhijie J. Tseng, Gary T. Takeuchi, and Tao Deng

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/9780231150125.003.0010
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter describes the Neogene mammalian biostratigraphy and geochronology of the Tibetan Plateau. The interior Tibetan Plateau features a unique assemblage of living land mammals, roughly fifty ... More


Pliocene Land Mammals of Japan

Ryohei Nakagawa, Yoshinari Kawamura, and Hiroyuki Taruno

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/9780231150125.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter examines the taxonomy and biostratigraphy of Pliocene land mammals in Japan, along with their faunal and evolutionary implications. Pliocene land mammal fossils from Japan are rather ... More


Miocene Mammal Biostratigraphy of Central Mongolia (Valley of Lakes): New Results

Gudrun Daxner-Höck, Demchig Badamgarav, Margarita Erbajeva, and Ursula Bettina Göhlich

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/9780231150125.003.0020
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter presents new results for the biostratigraphy of Miocene land mammals of Central Mongolia (Valley of Lakes). The Valley of Lakes is well known for its basalt layers interfingered with ... More


Late Miocene Mammal Localities of Eastern Europe and Western Asia: Toward Biostratigraphic Synthesis

Eleonora Vangengeim and Alexey S. Tesakov

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/9780231150125.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter describes the Late Miocene mammal localities of Eastern Europe and Western Asia, with particular emphasis on the biochronology of land mammals based on paleomagnetic data. Numerous ... 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


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


Mammalian Neogene Biostratigraphy of the Sulaiman Province, Pakistan

Pierre-Olivier Antoine, Gregoire Métais, Maeva J. Orliac, J.-Y. Crochet, Lawrence J. Flynn, Laurent Marivaux, Abdul Rahim Rajpar, G. Roohi, and Jean-Loup Welcomme

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/9780231150125.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter focuses on the mammalian Neogene biostratigraphy of the Sulaiman Province in Pakistan. The Sulaiman Range, a north–south-trending band of rugged mountains rising 1000–3400 meters above ... More


Late Cenozoic Mammal Faunas of the Baikalian Region: Composition, Biochronology, Dispersal, and Correlation with Central Asia

Margarita Erbajeva and Nadezhda Alexeeva

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/9780231150125.003.0021
Subject:
Biology, Paleontology

This chapter describes the Late Cenozoic mammal faunas of the Baikalian region, located in the middle of the continental interior of Asia. The Baikalian region includes two areas: Prebaikalia to the ... More


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