The late Cenozoic stratigraphy and paleontology in Yuanmou Basin, Yunnan, China
By Jiang, Nengren, Sun, Rong, Liang, Qizhong et al.
Pp. (vi), 1-96; 12 full page black-and-white photo-plates, 23 text-figures (3 in color), 1 folding geological map in color. Publisher’s original orange stiff wrappers, lettered in black and brown, sm 4to. This monograph describes the flora and fauna from the Chinese site to Yuanmou. It is from the series Yunnan Geology Supplement. This Pliocene site is purported to be a Chinese hominin site based on two primate incisors found with the fauna. These incisors are more likely ape than human. Other Pliocene sites in Yunnan have yielded numerous fossil apes of Lufengpithecus. The text is in Chinese but there is a long summary in English at the rear. No ownership marks and no signs of use. Rare monograph that is seldom offered for sale.
|Publisher||Yunnan Institute of Geological Sciences|
|Date Published Estimated||No|
|Number of Volumes||1|
|Condition Description||A bright copy in fine (as new) condition.|