Origin of Miocene
OTHER WORDS FROM Miocenepost-Mi·o·cene, adjective
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The Miocene beds are also marine and are characterized by an abundant molluscan fauna.
Miocene beds are found in Corfu and Zante, and Pliocene deposits cover much of the low-lying ground.
This may possibly have happened in miocene times, when a few species likewise found their way into Europe.The History of the European Fauna|R. F. Scharff
In general the Miocene may be taken as the date of the origin of modern genera.A Guide to the Study of Fishes, Volume 1 (of 2)|David Starr Jordan
This strange group of creatures flourished in great numbers on the borders of an old lake of Miocene age.Extinct Monsters|H. N. Hutchinson