The Grandeur of Prehistoric Life – Great Radiations
As a typical biota of the Cambrian Explosion, Chengjiang Biota signifies the historical importance of the animal evolution and the related great radiations in Cambrian. Focused on Chengjiang, the book is also a review of the progress how the life on Earth diversified and evolved in different scenarios such as the soar of the oxygen level, snowball Earth, etc.
Book information: Feng Weimin et al. 2016, The Grandeur of Prehistoric Life – Great Radiations (in Chinese). Nanjing, Phoenix Science Press. 1-135. ISBN 978-7-5537-5857-2.
Mesozoic and Cenozoic Insects from Northern China
The insects compose a major part of the animals. The book, with great precision on insect taxonomy, evolution, taphonomy and its geological history, is a large gallery of the important insects living in northern China during Mesozoic and Cenozoic.
Book information: Zhang Haichun et al. 2016, Mesozoic and Cenozoic Insects from Northern China (in Chinese). Shanghai, Shanghai Scientific & Technical Publishers. 1-229. ISBN: 978-7-5478-2879-3.
Cambrian Stratigraphy and Trilobite Fauna in Southern and Western
Yuan Jinliang, Zhang Wentang, Zhu Zhaoling. 2016. Cambrian Stratigraphy and Trilobite Fauna in Southern and Western Marginal Parts of the Ordos Platform. Palaeontologia Sinica, Series B, Number 36, 534 pagesm 98 plates.
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