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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 March 2011
PALAIOS (2011) 26 (3): 140–151.
...D. CARY WOODRUFF; DAVID J. VARRICCHIO Abstract The hypsilophodont Oryctodromeus cubicularis from the Cretaceous Blackleaf Formation of Montana represents the first dinosaur interpreted to be from a burrow fill. The skeletal remains occurred within an incompletely preserved chamber at the end...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 April 2001
PALAIOS (2001) 16 (2): 148–160.
... burrows have been discovered from strata deposited during time periods that reflect extremes in global paleoclimatic fluctuations. Examples include Late Permian/Early Triassic (e.g., Groenewald, 1984 , 1991 ; Smith, 1987 ; Hasiotis and Martin, 1999 ; Hasiotis et al., 1999b ), Late Miocene/Pliocene...
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Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 12 July 2014
Paleobiology (2014) 40 (4): 560–583.
... record a community's functional diversity. Here, we evaluate how faithfully skeletal remains in a modern death assemblage (Amboseli National Park, Kenya) record the cumulative functional ecology (i.e., the diversity of functional characteristics) of the mammalian source community. Using the Amboseli...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 November 2016
PALAIOS (2016) 31 (11): 497–515.
... of taphonomy of the mammalian remains from the Arikareean-aged Cabbage Patch beds of western Montana reported here used both sedimentological evidence and characteristics of the preservation of the fossil specimens to test two hypotheses regarding their preservation pattern: (1) the pattern of faunal change...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 30 April 2020
PALAIOS (2020) 35 (4): 175–190.
...KATHARINE M. LOUGHNEY; CATHERINE BADGLEY ABSTRACT The Barstow Formation in the Mojave region of California was deposited in an extensional-basin setting of the Basin and Range province and preserves diverse middle Miocene mammalian assemblages. Six facies associations represent the dominant...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2004
PALAIOS (2004) 19 (3): 227–248.
...PAUL P.A. MAZZA; ADELE BERTINI; MAURIZIO MAGI Abstract Taphonomic, paleobiological, and paleoecological analyses have been conducted on a rich bone accumulation on Poggio Rosso in the Upper Valdarno basin (Tuscany, central Italy). Fossil mammalian remains from the Upper Valdarno, including the type...
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Series: GSA Memoirs
Published: 01 January 1993
DOI: 10.1130/MEM182-p417
... are now extinct in Jamaica, although the burrowing owl Athene cunicularia still survives elsewhere in the West Indies and the endemic nightjar Siphonorhis americana disappeared very recently. The extinct flightless ibis Xenicibis xympithecus is an endemic genus and species known only from Jamaica...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 November 2013
PALAIOS (2013) 28 (11): 793–824.
... the latest Miocene into the Pliocene ( Hibbard and Schultz 1948 ; Voorhies 1988 ; Goodwin 2008 ), was even larger than the living species of Cynomys ( Goodwin and Bullock 2012 ) and could not have excavated the vast majority of the fossil burrows at Happy Jack Mine. Marmota , already present in North...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 20 August 2020
PALAIOS (2020) 35 (7): 277–291.
...., Weinandy, R., and Gattermann, R., 2006 , Burrow systems of the Mongolian gerbil ( Meriones unguiculatus Milne Edwards, 1867) : Mammalian Biology , v. 71 , p. 178 – 182...
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Published: 01 July 2014
Journal of Paleontology (2014) 88 (4): 652–663.
... morphology in a new prognathous extinct porpoise from the Pliocene of California . Current Biology , 24 : 774 – 779 . Rowe T. 1996 a . Brain heterochrony and evolution of the mammalian middle ear , p...
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Journal Article
Journal: Geology
Published: 01 July 2010
Geology (2010) 38 (7): 603–606.
...A.P. Ballantyne; D.R. Greenwood; J.S. Sinninghe Damsté; A.Z. Csank; J.J. Eberle; N. Rybczynski Abstract Temperatures in the Arctic have increased by an astounding 1 °C in response to anthropogenic forcing over the past 20 years and are expected to rise further in the coming decades. The Pliocene...
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Published: 01 February 2010
Italian Journal of Geosciences (2010) 129 (1): 132–155.
... of the southern Apulia foredeep closure. In the study area, such activity is documented by two E-W trending normal faults which, during Zanclean and at least the earliest Gelasian, controlled the Pliocene horst-graben system of the Apricena-Poggio Imperiale area. Field observations by A bbazzi et alii (1996...
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Journal Article
Journal: Lithosphere
Publisher: GSW
Published: 01 December 2011
Lithosphere (2011) 3 (6): 420–438.
..., the basin sits today at a physiographic transition between the basin-and-range topography of the Qilian Shan to the north and the highlands of the Tibetan Plateau to the south. The basin is known to have been a significant depocenter in Pliocene and Quaternary time (e.g., Craddock et al., 2010...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 August 2010
PALAIOS (2010) 25 (8): 540–545.
...A. A. EKDALE; JORDI M. DE GIBERT Abstract Bioglyphs are features in burrow or boring walls produced by such animal activity as scratching, drilling, plucking, gnawing, poking, and etching. Bioglyphs are important aspects to consider when making paleoethologic interpretations of trace fossils...
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Journal: Geology
Published: 01 October 2013
Geology (2013) 41 (10): 1075–1078.
... molecules compatible with the degradation of cellular lipids, whose cholic acids indicate the presence of mammalian gastric or intestinal activity; eight free amino acids were also found. The results allow the identification of these structures as intestinal products of sperm whales living ∼1.75 m.y. ago...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 June 2017
PALAIOS (2017) 32 (6): 396–412.
... of microbial mats, but the absence of bioturbation in FA 2 indicates that conditions were unfavorable to many plants or burrowing organisms. Link and Osborne (1978) described similar deposits in the lacustrine facies of the Pliocene Ridge Basin Group, north of Los Angeles, California. There, cross-stratified...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 September 2000
Geological Magazine (2000) 137 (5): 517–536.
... and Lamperein, 1970 ; Iranipeda millumi n. ichnosp.; and Roepichnus grahami n. ichnogen, n. ichnosp. In common with many other Cenozoic avian ichnofaunas, these traces are associated with shorebirds, including plovers, storks, ducks and/or gulls, respectively. Associated mammalian tracks include possible cat...
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Journal Article
Published: 01 January 2002
Rocky Mountain Geology (2002) 37 (1): 13–30.
... of the preservation compares favorably with that of other Tertiary insect and plant Lagerstätten, such as Green River, Florissant, and Republic. The geologic affinities of the site are not certain, although the deposit has been regarded broadly as Oligocene, based on the mammalian biostratigraphy and an ash-flow...
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Journal: Paleobiology
Published: 01 January 2001
Paleobiology (2001) 27 (2): 379–391.
... the third one shows a slight decrease in size. In addition, we describe the evolution of the curvature of the lower incisor, compared with that of body-size. The evolution of Microtia is characterized by a specialization for burrowing, which may be accompanied by either an increase or a decrease in size...
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Journal: PALAIOS
Published: 01 March 2007
PALAIOS (2007) 22 (2): 123–142.
... , Type A and B Edaphichnium , Type A Macanopsis – P. dakotensis , and back-filled burrows. Fossils include mammalian teeth and jaws ( Figs. 9C–D ), disarticulated vertebrae, fragmented limb bones, and broken pieces of turtle shell. Uncommon fossils include articulated turtle and tortoise shells ( Fig...
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