Neogene

Neogene, Second geologic period in the Cenozoic Era 23–2.6 million years ago.

The Neogene ( NEE-ə-jeen, NEE-oh-) (informally Upper Tertiary or Late Tertiary) is a geologic period and system that spans 20.45 million years from the end of the Paleogene Period 23.03 million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the present Quaternary Period 2.58 Mya. The Neogene is sub-divided into two epochs, the earlier Miocene and the later Pliocene. Some geologists assert that the Neogene cannot be clearly delineated from the modern geological period, the Quaternary. The term "Neogene" was coined in 1853 by the Austrian palaeontologist Moritz Hörnes (1815–1868).During this period, mammals and birds continued to evolve into modern forms, while other groups of life remained relatively unchanged. The first humans (Homo habilis) appeared in Africa near the end of the period.

Neogene curitiba
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Neogene curitiba ... Neogene curitiba is a moth of the family Sphingidae first described by E. Dukinfield Jones in 1908. It is known from Brazil. The wingb is 52–63 mm...

Cenozoic
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Cenozoic ... life') eon. The Cenozoic is divided into three periods: the Paleogene, Neogene, and Quaternary; and seven epochs: the Paleocene, Eocene, Oligocene, Miocene...

Neogene intermedia
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Neogene intermedia ... between Neogene reevei and Neogene pictus. The thorax and abdomen uppersides are black. The forewing upperside is almost as dark as in Neogene pictus and...

Geological period
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Geological period ... of the former Tertiary Period in favour of the Paleogene and succeeding Neogene periods. The abandonment of the Quaternary period was also considered but...

Paleogene
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Paleogene ... the Cretaceous Period 66 million years ago (Mya) to the beginning of the Neogene Period 23.03 Mya. It is the beginning of the Cenozoic Era of the present...

Neogene (moth)
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Neogene (moth) ... distribution. Neogene albescens Clark, 1929 Neogene carrerasi (Giacomelli, 1911) Neogene corumbensis Clark, 1922 Neogene curitiba E. D. Jones, 1908 Neogene dynaeus...

Quaternary
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Quaternary ... of the International Commission on Stratigraphy (ICS). It follows the Neogene Period and bs from 2.588 ± 0.005 million years ago to the present. The...

Neogene carrerasi
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Neogene carrerasi ... Neogene carrerasi is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is known from Argentina. "CATE Creating a Taxonomic eScience - Sphingidae". Cate-sphingidae.org...

Phanerozoic
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Phanerozoic ... Neogene and Quaternary. The Paleogene bs from the extinction of the non-avian dinosaurs, some 66 million years ago, to the dawn of the Neogene 23...

Tertiary
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Tertiary ... current geologic time system, but it is essentially the merged Paleogene and Neogene periods, which are informally called the Lower Tertiary and the Upper Tertiary...

Neogene dynaeus
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Shrew opossum
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Neogene steinbachi
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South Kara Depression
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Piacenzian
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Epoch (geology)
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Geologic time scale
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Neogene corumbensis
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Neogene albescens
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