Skip to main content
Select Source:

Palaeogene

Palaeogene The earlier of the two periods which comprise the Tertiary sub-Era, preceded by the Cretaceous, followed by the Neogene, and dated at 65–23.3 Ma ( Harland et al., 1989). The Palaeogene Period is subdivided into the Palaeocene, Eocene, and Oligocene Epochs.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Earth Sciences. . Retrieved October 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene

Palaeogene

Palaeogene The period that comprises the first three epochs of the Tertiary Sub-Era: the Paleocene, Eocene, and Oligocene, preceded by the Cretaceous, followed by the Neogene, and dated at 65–23.3 Ma.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene-0

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Ecology. . Retrieved October 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene-0

Palaeogene

Palaeogene The first period of the Cenozoic Era, 65.5–23.03 Ma ago, comprising the Palaeocene, Eocene, and Oligocene Epochs.

Cite this article
Pick a style below, and copy the text for your bibliography.

  • MLA
  • Chicago
  • APA

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://www.encyclopedia.com>.

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Encyclopedia.com. (October 23, 2017). http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene-1

"Palaeogene." A Dictionary of Zoology. . Retrieved October 23, 2017 from Encyclopedia.com: http://www.encyclopedia.com/science/dictionaries-thesauruses-pictures-and-press-releases/palaeogene-1