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Synonyms for Pleistocene

from two million to 11 thousand years ago

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The Sardhok paleontological study area belonging to the Upper Siwaliks, located in the Potwar Plateau of Northern Pakistan, has yielded fossils of early Pleistocene (Supplementary Fig.
The Pleistocene epoch marked a period of suffering for large mammals near the modern-day location of Southeastern Asia called Sundaland.
At San Miguel de Turrucares, the lake deposits appear to overlap volcanic debris avalanche deposits (Nuestro Amo Formation) and lava flows (lower Colima Formation) from the Middle Pleistocene, and breccias to ignimbrites presumably associated with the Middle Pleistocene Tiribi Formation (Lucas et al.
Pleistocene mammal faunas of Africa, with particular reference to southern Africa In: African Ecology and Human Evolution (Eds.
Taxonomy and notes on the paleobiology of the late Pleistocene (Rancholabrean) antilocaprids (Mammalia, Artiodactyla, Antilocapridae) from the state of Hidalgo, central Mexico.
In fact, their maps suggest that the aeolianite overlies Miocene strata rather than Pleistocene marine limestone.
According to these new data, still scarce and preliminary, we have devised a project aimed to investigate the temporal and geographic extent of the purported Late Pleistocene human hiatus in Central Iberia.
The animal, from the Pleistocene period, became extinct 35,000 years ago.
The Middle Pleistocene was a long period of about half a million years during which hominin evolution didn't proceed through a slow process of change with just one kind of hominin quietly evolving towards the classic Neandertal," said lead author Juan-Luis Arsuaga, Professor of Paleontology at the Complutense University of Madrid.
The first preserved leafcutter bees from the Pleistocene epoch have turned up in the La Brea Tar Pits in Los Angeles.
During most of the past century, the Villafranchian was considered the first stage of the continental Pleistocene (Rook and Martinez-Navarro, 2010).
Reimer, 2014, A Late Pleistocene record of climate and environmental change from the northern and southern Kelabit Highlands of Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo.
Seeing lithics; a middle-range theory for testing for cultural transmission in the Pleistocene.
This paper explores recent scholarship regarding the relationship between climatological and anthropogenic factors in late Quaternary megafaunal extinctions, examines these findings in light of ongoing adherence to the theory of Pleistocene overkill, seeks to understand the relevance of these issues in a world historical context, and argues for the integration of ongoing scientific discoveries into historical narratives.
Traces of genetic abnormalities, such as EPF, are seen unusually often in the skulls of Pleistocene humans, from early Homo erectus to the end of the Paleolithic.