Research Updates

Updatetime: 2023-01-18

Widespread magmatic provinces at the onset of the Sturtian snowball Earth. (Earth and Planetary Science Letters.

Taphonomic study of Chuaria fossils from the Ediacaran Lantian biota of South China. (Precambrian Research,

The rangeomorph fossil Charnia from the Ediacaran Shibantan biota in the Yangtze Gorges area, South China. (Journal of Paleontology



FossilMorph: A new tool for fossil automatic measurement and statistical analysis. (Palaeoworld


Coupling of geographic range and provincialism in Cambrian marine invertebrates. (Paleobiology


Innovatiocaris, a complete radiodont from the early Cambrian Chengjiang Lagerstatte and its implications for the phylogeny of Radiodonta. (Journal of the Geological Society


Early Cambrian evaporite deposits in the North China Craton and their event stratigraphic, paleogeographic, and paleoenvironmental implications. (Journal of Asian Earth Sciences

The middle Cambrian Linyi Lagerstatte from the North China Craton: a new window on the Cambrian evolutionary fauna. (National Science Review


Palaeoecology of Cambrian–Ordovician acritarchs from China: evidence for a progressive invasion of the marine habitats. (Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B


Palynological assemblage of the Lower Devonian of Hezhang, Guizhou, southwestern China. (Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology j.revpalbo.2021.104561)


Toward a unified and refined Ordovician stratigraphy for the western Yangtze region, South China. (Palaeoworld


The Liexi fauna: a new Lagerstatte from the Lower Ordovician of South China. (Proceedings of the Royal Society B

Middle Ordovician shallow-water gastropods from southern Xizang (Tibet), China. (Palaeoworld


Progressive expansion of seafloor anoxia in the Middle to Late Ordovician Yangtze Sea: Implications for concurrent decline of invertebrate diversity. (Earth and Planetary Science Letters.


A new late Katian (Late Ordovician) trilobite association from Zhenxiong, northeastern Yunnan, Southwest China and its palaeoecological implications. (Palaeoworld


Taphonomy of exceptional sponge preservation in the Hirnantian Anji Biota, China. (Journal of the Geological Society.


Llandovery (Silurian) conodont biofacies on the Yangtze Platform of South China and their palaeoenvironmental implications. (Journal of Asian Earth Sciences


Global cooling initiated the Middle-Late Mississippian biodiversity crisis. (Global and Planetary Change

Revisiting the paleogeographic framework of northeastern Gondwana in the late Paleozoic: implications from detrital zircon analysis. (Sedimentary Geology


Resolving the tectonic setting of South China in the late Paleozoic. (Geophysical Research Letters


A record of enhanced water cycle in the late Paleozoic icehouse. (Global and Planetary Change.


A new late Kungurian (Cisuralian, Permian) conodont and fusuline fauna from the South Qiangtang Block in Tibet and their implications for correlation and paleobiogeography. (Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology


Permian foraminifers from the exotic limestone blocks within the central Qiangtang Metamorphic Belt, Tibet and their geological implications. (Journal of Asian Earth Sciences.

Grid mapping revealed hidden geochemical lens and its chemostratigraphic bias in the middle-upper Permian marine carbonate sequence in Laibin, South China. (Geological Journal


High-resolution sedimentology, ichnology, and benthic marine redox conditions from Late Permian to the earliest Triassic at Shangsi, South China: Local, regional, and global signals and driving mechanisms. (Earth-Science Reviews


Ecological radiations of insects in the Mesozoic. (Trends in Ecology & Evolution


Widespread grylloblattid insects after the end-Permian mass extinction. (Frontiers in Earth Science


Arctic ice and the ecological rise of the dinosaurs. (Science Advances.


Carpels from the Middle Triassic of Spain. (Plants.


Response of Carnian Pluvial Episode evidenced by organic carbon isotopic excursions from western Hubei, South China. (Palaeoworld


Palynological record of the Carnian Pluvial Episode from the northwestern Sichuan Basin, SW China. (Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.


Ptilozamiteschinensis (Pteridospermopsida) from the Late Triassic of South China with considerations on its intraspecific variability and palaeoenvironmental preferences, (Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology.


Intensified continental chemical weathering and carbon cycle perturbations linked to volcanism during the Triassic-Jurassic transition. (Nature Communications


A Jurassic flower bud from China. (Geological Society, London, Special Publications


The currently earliest angiosperm fruit from the Jurassic of North America. (Biosys: Biological Systems.

Mayflies as resource pulses in Jurassic lacustrine ecosystems. (Geology.

The first Sharephemeridae (Insecta: Ephemeroptera) from the Jurassic Shiti Formation of South China. (Historical Biology.

The earliest known brood care in insects. (Proc. R. Soc. B.


A new astronomical time scale for the early Jehol Biota in the Luanping Basin, northeastern China. (Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology

2022. Genus classification of Triprojectacites Mtchedlishvili, 1961 emend. Stanley 1970. (Grana

Triprojectacites in the Songliao Basin, Northeast China: Systematics, biostratigraphy and evolution. (Cretaceous Research


Carbon cycle perturbation and mercury anomalies in terrestrial Oceanic Anoxic Event 1b from Jiuquan Basin, NW China. (GSL Special Publications


A novel Early Cretaceous flower and its implications on flower derivation. (Biology.


A Flower Bud from the Lower Cretaceous of China. (Biology

Re-appraisal of lacewing mimicry of liverworts from the mid-Cretaceous Kachin amber, Myanmar with a description of Selaginella cretacea sp. nov. (Selaginellales, Selaginellaceae). (Cretaceous Research


Radula heinrichsii (Radulaceae, Porellales), a leafy liverwort from the mid-Cretaceous of Myanmar. (Palaeoworld


Widespread mineralization of soft-bodied insects in Cretaceous amber. (Geobiology

Taxonomy and paleobiogeographic implication of Glabrobournonia Morris and Skelton (Hippuritida, Radiolitidae) from the Late Cretaceous Yigeziya Formation, southwestern Tarim Basin (Palaeoworld


Mercury evidence of Deccan volcanism driving the Latest Maastrichtian warming event. (Geology

Life history and evolution of the enigmatic Cretaceous–Eocene Alienopteridae: A critical review. (Earth-Science Reviews.

Asian Paleocene charophyte records demonstrate Eocene dispersals from Asia to Europe. (Journal of Paleontology.

Southward migration of Arctic Ocean species during the Last Glacial Period. (Geophysical Research Letters

Thermal coupling of the Indo-Pacific warmpool and Southern Ocean over the past30,000 years. (Nature communications

The influence of seasonal calcification depth change on the planktonic foraminiferal stable oxygen isotope signal. (Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta.