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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


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


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


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


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


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


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