Neogene


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Neogene

[′nē·ə‚jēn]
(geology)
An interval of geologic time incorporating the Miocene and Pliocene of the Tertiary period; the Upper Tertiary.
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Geology and Hydrocarbon Possibility of Edremit Gulf and Surroundings of Neogene.
The trace fossil Dactyloidites ottoi (Geinitz, 1849) from the Neogene August Town Formation of southcentral Jamaica.
Cryptic neogene vicariance and Quaternary dispersal of the red-spotted toad (Bufo punctatus): insights on the evolution of North American warm desert biotas.
Scientists with the US Geological Survey present two reports on structural attributes of Neogene strike-slip faulting and non-uniform strain distribution in the eastern Basin and Range from central Utah southwestward through the Lake Mead area.
Zhou's group investigated detailed micro-morphology of a dominant element in Neogene fossil sites, Quercus delavayi complex- one oak species- to answer this question.
A new marine vertebrate assemblage from the late Neogene Purisima Formation in central California, part I: fossil sharks, bony fish, birds, and implications for the age of the Purisima Formation west of the San Gregorio fault.
The Cenozoic is divided into three periods: The Paleogene, Neogene, and Quaternary; and seven epochs: The Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene, Pliocene, Pleistocene, and Holocene.
Itea has generally been viewed as a classic eastern North American-eastern Asian disjunct taxon (Li, 1952; Wu, 1983; Wen, 1999; Guo & Ricklefs, 2000), with evidence from fossils suggesting that its geographical distribution was likely relictual from a Paleogene to Neogene Northern Hemisphere distribution that included at least Europe and eastern North America (e.
The Pipe Creek Sinkhole is one of two localities in interior eastern North America of late Neogene age (Miocene-Pliocene boundary) preserving fossils of diverse terrestrial vertebrates.
2013, Out of Borneo: Neogene diversification of Sundaic freshwater crabs (Crustacea: Brachyura: Gecarcinucidae: Parathelphusa).
A series of basalt flows of late Neogene (Pliocene) age caps Mesa de Maya and Black Mesa.
Brian was, however, sensitive to the fact that there must have been refugia in the lowland forests during traumatic episodes of aridification during the Neogene, and he frequently mentioned the presence of blepharicerids in the rugged hills of Cameroon and southern Nigeria (Germain et al.