Acrocheilus is present in the fossil record by the Miocene
, over 7 Ma (Smith 1981; Smith and others 2002; Table 2).
Pilgrim (1926) and Lydekker (1884) described several specimens of Hippopotamodon sivalense from theLate Miocene
of the Siwalik Hills but with different names.
Proboscideans and perissodactyls are approximately equally common at these middle Miocene
The Carpathian Foredeep is an asymmetric peripheral foreland basin filled mostly with Miocene
clastic sediments (molasses), up to 3 km thick, underlain by platform successions.
Time interval: Late early Miocene
to late Pliocene (Piacenzian), doubtful from the Oligocene.
Critique: "Opalescence" is a fantastic and deftly written tale set in a very real world of the middle Miocene
some 15,000,000 years ago.
Schmidt-Kittler (1987) described various specimens from other localities in the Lower Miocene
of East Africa and identified them as Cynelos euryodon.
Petroleum company Statoil (NYSE:STO) disclosed on Thursday the interception of oil discovery in its Miocene
Yeti prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM).
The wireline logging data indicates a total of 154 net feet of crude oil pay that was discovered in multiple reservoirs, including 117 net feet in Middle Miocene
and 37 net feet in Lower Miocene
reservoirs at the Katmai exploration well.
47 LATE MIOCENE
"GREAT WHITE" SHARK FROM THE PUENTE HILLS, SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA: RARE PRESERVATION OF VERTEBRAL CENTRAE OF A MARINE APEX PREDATOR (CARCHARODON SP., A LAMNIFORM ELASMOBRANCH)
Washington, May 22 ( ANI ): Newly analyzed tooth samples from the great apes of the Miocene
indicate that the same dietary specialization that allowed the apes to move from Africa to Eurasia may have led to their extinction.