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Yanhu locality in Qaidam Basin, northern Tibetan Plateau. These Pleistocene rock exposures are partly submerged by sand dunes in an extremely dry environment.

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Xiaoming Wang Publications & PDF downloads

Book:

Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, and M. Antón. 2008. The Dog Family, Canidae, and Their Evolutionary History. Columbia University Press, New York, pp 219.

Monographs:

3, Tedford, R. H., X. Wang, B. E. Taylor.2009. Phylogenetic systematics of the North American fossil Caninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 325:1-218. (download here: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/7)
2, Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1999. Phylogenetic systematics of the Borophaginae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 243: 1-391. (download here: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/7)
1, Wang, X. 1994. Phylogenetic systematics of the Hesperocyoninae (Carnivora: Canidae). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 221: 1-207. (download here: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/7)

Edited Volume:

Wang, X., and L. G. Barnes. 2008. Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Western and Southern North America, Contributions in Honor of David P. Whistler. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series 41:1-388.

Peer-reviewed Papers:

80, Tseng, Z.J., G.T. Takeuchi, and X. Wang. 2010. Discovery of the upper dentition of Barbourofelis whitfordi (Nimravidae, Carnivora) and an evaluation of the genus in California. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 30(1):244-254.  PDF download (2.3 MB)

79, Whistler, D. P., R. H. Tedford, G. T. Takeuchi, X. Wang, Z. J. Tseng, and M. E. Perkins. 2009. Revised Miocene biostratigraphy and biochronology of the Dove Spring Formation, Mojave Desert, California. In Papers on Geology, Vertebrate Paleontology, and Biostratigraphy in Honor of Michael O. Woodburne, ed. L. B. Albright, III. Flagstaff: Museum of Northern Arizona. Museum of Northern Arizona Bulletin 65:331-362. PDF download (0.7 MB)

78, Tseng, Z.J., J. O’Connor, X. Wang, and D.R. Prothero. 2009. The first Old World occurrence of the North American mustelid Sthenictis (Mammalia, Carnivora). Geodiversitas 31(4):743-751. PDF download (1.0 MB)

77, Wang, X., R.M. Hunt, Jr., R.H. Tedford, and E.B. Lander. 2009. First record of immigrant Phoberogale (Mammalia, Ursidae, Carnivora) from Southern California. Geodiversitas 31(4):753-773. PDF download (1.5 MB)

76, Zhang, C., Y. Wang, T. Deng, X. Wang, D. Biasatti, Y. Xu, and Q. Li. In press. C4 Expansion in the central Inner Mongolia during the latest Miocene and Early Pliocene. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 287:311-319. PDF download (1.3 MB)
75, Tseng, Z. J., X. Wang, and J. D. Stewart. 2009. A new immigrant mustelid (Carnivora, Mammalia) from the middle Miocene Temblor Formation of central California. PaleoBios 29(1):13-23. PDF download (1.9 MB)
74, Wang, X., G.-p. Xie, and W. Dong. 2009. A new species of crown-antlered deer Stephanocemas (Artiodactyla, Cervidae) from the middle Miocene of Qaidam Basin, northern Tibetan Plateau, China, and a preliminary evaluation of its phylogeny. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 156:680-695. PDF download (1.2 MB)
73, Wang, X., Z.-d. Qiu, Q. Li, Y. Tomida, Y. Kimura, Z. J. Tseng, and H.-j. Wang. 2009. A new early to late Miocene fossiliferous region in central Nei Mongol: lithostratigraphy and biostratigraphy in Aoerban strata. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 47:111-134. PDF download (1.4 MB)
72, Wang, X., and Ó. Carranza-Castañeda. 2008. Earliest hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus (Mephitidae, Carnivora), from early Pliocene of Guanajuato, Mexico and origin of South American skunks. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 154:386-407. PDF download (1.1 MB)
71, O’Connor. J., D. R. Prothero, X. Wang, Q. Li, and Z. Qiu. 2008. Magnetic stratigraphy of the lower Pliocene Gaotege beds, Inner Mongolia. Bulletin of New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 44:431-436. PDF download (1.3 MB)
70, Prothero, D. R., M. R. Liter, L. G. Barnes, X. Wang, E. Mitchell, S. McLeod, D. P. Whistler, R. H. Tedford, and C. Ray. 2008. Land mammals from the middle Miocene Sharktooth Hill bonebed, Kern County, California. Bulletin of New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science 44:299-314.
69, Chang, M., X. Wang, H. Liu, D. Miao, Q. Zhao, G. Wu, J. Liu, Q. Li, Z. Sun, and N. Wang. 2008. Extraordinarily thick-boned fish linked to the aridification of the Qaidam Basin (northern Tibetan Plateau). Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 105(36):13246-13251. PDF download (3.3 MB)
68, Tedford, R. H., and X. Wang. 2008. Metalopex, a new genus of fox (Carnivora: Canidae: Vulpini) from the late Miocene of western North America. In X. Wang and L. Barnes (eds.), Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Western and Southern North America, Contributions in Honor of David P. Whistler. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series 41:273-278. PDF download (0.4 MB)
67, Wang, X., and R. H. Tedford. 2008. Fossil dogs (Carnivora, Canidae) from the Sespe and Vaqueros formations in Southern California, with comments on relationships of Phlaocyon taylori. In X. Wang and L. Barnes (eds.), Geology and Vertebrate Paleontology of Western and Southern North America, Contributions in Honor of David P. Whistler. Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County Science Series 41:255-272. PDF download (2.4 MB)
66, Wang, Y., X. Wang, Y. Xu, C. Zhang, Q. Li, Z. J. Tseng, G. T. Takeuchi, and T. Deng. 2008. Stable isotopes in fossil mammals, fish and shells from Kunlun Pass Basin, Tibetan Plateau: Paleo-climatic and paleo-elevation implications. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 270:73-85. PDF download (2.4 MB)
65, Wang, X., B. Wang, and Z. Qiu. 2008. Early explorations of Tabenbuluk region (western Gansu Province) by Birger Bohlin—Reconciling classic vertebrate fossil localities with modern stratigraphy. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 46(1):1-19.
64, Wang, X., Z.-d. Qiu, Q. Li, B. Wang, Z.-x. Qiu, W. R. Downs, G. Xie, J. Xie, T. Deng, G. T. Takeuchi, Z. J. Tseng, M. Chang, J. Liu, Y. Wang, D. Biasatti, Z. Sun, X. Fang, and Q. Meng. 2007. Vertebrate paleontology, biostratigraphy, geochronology, and paleoenvironment of Qaidam Basin in northern Tibetan Plateau. Palaeogeography, Palaeoclimatology, Palaeoecology 254:363-385. PDF download (5.0 MB)
63, Tseng, J. J., and X. Wang. 2007. The first record of the late Miocene Hyaenictitherium hyaenoides Zdansky (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) in Inner Mongolia and an evaluation of the genus. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 27(3):699-708. PDF download (0.6 MB)
62, Fang, X., W. Zhang, Q. Meng, J. Gao, X. Wang, J. King, C. Song, S. Dai, and Y. Miao. 2007. High-resolution magnetostratigraphy of the Neogene Huaitoutala section in the eastern Qaidam Basin on the NE Tibetan Plateau, Qinghai Province, China and its implication on tectonic uplift of the NE Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 258:293-306. PDF download (1.0 MB)
61, Liddicoat, J. C., X. Wang, Z. Qiu, and Q. Li. 2007. Recent palaeomagnetic and magnetostratigraphic investigations on and around the Tunggur tableland, central Nei Mongol. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 45(2):110-117. PDF download (5.9 MB)
60, Wang, X., and R. H. Tedford. 2007. Evolutionary history of canids. In Per Jensen, ed, The Behavioural Biology of Dogs, pp. 3-20. CABI International, Oxford. PDF download (0.4 MB)
59, Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, B. van Valkenburgh, R. K. Wayne. 2006. Stammesgeschichte, Systematik und Evolutionsökologie der Canidae. In U. Ganslosser and C. Sillero-Zubiri (eds.), Wilde Hunde, pp. 23-48. Filander Verlag, Fürth.

58, Qiu, Z.-d., X. Wang, and Q. Li. 2006. Faunal succession and biochronology of the Miocene through Pliocene in Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia). Vertebrata PalAsiatica 44(2):164-181.
57, Rensberger, J. M., and X. Wang. 2005. Microstructural reinforcement in the canine enamel of the hyaenid Crocuta crocuta, the felid Puma concolor and the late Miocene canid Borophagus secundus. Journal of Mammalian Evolution 12(3/4):379-403. PDF download (2.6 MB)
56, Wang, X., D. P. Whistler, and G. T. Takeuchi. 2005. A new basal skunk Martinogale (Carnivora, Mephitinae) from late Miocene Dove Spring Formation, California and origin of New World mephitines. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25(4):936-949. PDF download (0.4 MB)
55, Wang, X., M. C. McKenna, and D. Dashzeveg. 2005. Amphicticeps and Amphicynodon (Arctoidea, Carnivora) from Hsanda Gol Formation, central Mongolia, and phylogeny of basal arctoids with comments on zoogeography. American Museum Novitates 3483:1-57. Download PDF at: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/9
54, Wang, X., Z.-x. Qiu, and B.-y. Wang. 2005. Hyaenodonts and carnivorans from the early Oligocene to early Miocene of Xianshuihe Formation, Lanzhou Basin, Gansu Province, China. In C. Badgley, L. J. Flynn, L. L. Jacobs and L. H. Taylor (eds.), Paleontology from China, Pakistan and around the world in honor of Will Downs. Palaeotologia Electronica 8(1.6A):1-14. PDF download (0.6 MB)
53, Deng, T., and X. Wang. 2004. Late Miocene Hipparion (Equidae, Mammalia) of eastern Qaidam Basin in Qinghai. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 42 (4):316-333. PDF download (0.3 MB)
52, Wang, X., Z.-x. Qiu, and B.-y. Wang. 2004. A new leptarctine (Carnivora: Mustelidae) from the early Miocene of the northern Tibetan Plateau and implications of the phylogeny and zoogeography of basal mustelids. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 142:405-421. PDF download (1.3 MB)
51, Van Valkenburgh, B., X. Wang, and J. Damuth. 2004. Cope's Rule, Hypercarnivory, and Extinction in North American Canids. Science, 306:101-104. PDF download (0.2 MB)
50, Wallace, S. C., and X. Wang. 2004. Two new carnivores from an unusual late Tertiary forest biota in eastern North America. Nature, 431:556-559. PDF download (0.4 MB)
49, Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, B. Van Valkenburgh, and R. K. Wayne. 2004. Chapter 2. Phylogeny, classification, and evolutionary ecology of the Canidae, pp. 8-20. In C. Sillero-Zubiri, M. Hoffmann, and D. W. MacDonald (eds.), Canids: Foxes, Wolves, Jackals and Dogs. Status Survey and Conservation Action Plan. IUCN/SSC Canid Specialist Group. The World Conservation Union, Gland, Switzerland and Cambridge, United Kingdom. PDF download (0.7 MB)
48, Wang, X., and Z.-x. Qiu. 2004. Late Miocene Promephitis (Carnivora, Mephitinae) from China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 24 (3):721-731. PDF download (0.3 MB)
47, Deng, T., and X. Wang. 2004. New material of the Neogene rhinocerotids from the Qaidam Basin in Qinghai, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 42 (3):216-229. PDF download (0.3 MB)
46, Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, B. Van Valkenburgh, and R. K. Wayne. 2004. Chapter 2. Ancestry: Evolutionary history, molecular systematics, and evolutionary ecology of Canidae, pp. 39-54. In D. W. MacDonald and C. Sillero-Zubiri (eds.), The Biology and Conservation of Wild Canids. Oxford University Press, Oxford. PDF download (1.7 MB)
45, Wang, X., B. C. Wideman, R. Nichols, and D. L. Hanneman. 2004. A new species of Aelurodon (Carnivora, Canidae) from the Barstovian of Montana. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24(2):445-452. PDF download (4.2 MB)
44, Deng T., X. Wang, Ni X.-j., and Liu L.-p. 2004. Sequence of the Cenozoic mammalian faunas of the Linxia Basin in Gansu, China. Acta Geologica Sinica, 78(1):8-14. PDF download (0.6 MB)
43, Wang, X. 2004. New materials of Tungurictis (Hyaenidae, Carnivora) from Tunggur Formation, Nei Mongol. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 42 (2):144-153. PDF download (0.8 MB)
42, Deng T., X. Wang, Ni X.-j., Liu L.-p., and Liang Z. 2004. Cenozoic stratigraphic sequence of the Linxia Basin in Gansu, China and its evidence from mammal fossils. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 42 (1):45-66. PDF download (1.5 MB)
41, Wang, X. 2003. New material of Osbornodon from the early Hemingfordian of Nebraska and Florida. In L. Flynn (ed.), Vertebrate Fossils and Their Context: Contributions in Honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 279:163-176. PDF download (1.5 MB)
40, Van Valkenburgh, B., T. Sacco, and X. Wang. 2003. Pack hunting in Miocene borophagine dogs: evidence from craniodental morphology and body size. In L. Flynn (ed.), Vertebrate Fossils and Their Context: Contributions in Honor of Richard H. Tedford. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 279:147-162. PDF download (0.8 MB)
39, Wang, X., Z.-d. Qiu, and N. D. Opdyke. 2003. Litho-, Bio-, and Magnetostratigraphy and Paleoenvironment of Tunggur Formation (Middle Miocene) in central Inner Mongolia, China. American Museum Novitates, 3411:1-31. PDF download (3.0 MB)
38, Li, Q., Qiu, Z.-d., and X. Wang. 2003. Pliocene mammalian fauna of Gaotege in Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia), China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 41(2):104-114. PDF download (0.7 MB)
37, Wang, X. B.-y. Wang, Z.-x. Qiu, G.-p. Xie, J.-y. Xie, W. Downs, Z.-d. Qiu, and T. Deng. 2003. Danghe area (western Gansu, China) biostratigraphy and implications in depositional history and tectonics of northern Tibetan Plateau. Earth and Planetary Science Letters 208(3-4):253-269. PDF download (1.2 MB)
36, Wang, B.-y., Z.-x. Qiu, X. Wang, G.-p. Xie, J.-y. Xie, W. Downs, Z.-d. Qiu, and T. Deng. 2003. Cenozoic stratigraphy in Danghe Region (Gansu Province) and uplift of Tibetan Plateau. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 41 (1):66-75. PDF download (3.4 MB)
35, Qiu, Z.-x., B.-y. Wang, T. Deng, X.-j. Ni, and X. Wang. 2002. Notes on the mammal fauna from the bottom of loess deposits at Longdan, Dongxiang County, Gansu Province. Quaternary Sciences, 22 (1):33-38. PDF download (0.7 MB)
34, Qiu, Z-x, Wang, B.-y., Qiu, Z.-d., F. Heller, Yue, L.-p., Xie, G.-p, Wang, X., and B. Engesser, 2001. Land mammal geochronology and magnetostratigraphy of mid-Tertiary deposits in the Lanzhou Basin, Gansu Province, China. Eclogae geologicae Helvetiae, 94:373-385. PDF download (1.3 MB)
33, Wang, X., and B.-y. Wang. 2001. New material of a Chalicotherium from Tsaidam Basin in northern Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau, China. Paläontologische Zeitschrift, 75(2):219-226. PDF download (1.3 MB)
32, Wang, X., W. Downs, J.-y. Xie, and G.-p. Xie. 2001. Didymoconus (Mammalia: Didymoconidae) from Lanzhou Basin, China and its stratigraphic and ecological significance. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 21(3):555-564. PDF download (3.7 MB)
31, Flynn, L. J., W. Downs, N. Opdyke, K.-n. Huang, E. Lindsay, J. Ye, G.-p. Xie, and X. Wang. 1999. Recent advances in the small mammal biostratigraphy and magnetostratigraphy of Lanzhou Basin. International Symposium and Field Workshop on Paleosols and Climatic Change. Chinese Science Bulletin, 44 (supplement 1):105-118. PDF download (2.0 MB)
30, Qiu, Z.-d., and X. Wang. 1999. Small mammal faunas and their ages in Miocene of central Nei Mongol (Inner Mongolia). Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 37(1):120-139. PDF download (1.1 MB)
29, Wang, X., J. Ye, J. Meng, W.-y. Wu, L.-p. Liu, and S.-d. Bi. 1998. Carnivora from middle Miocene of Northern Junggar Basin, Xinjiang Autonomous Region, China. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 36 (3):218-243. PDF download (1.4 MB)
28, Qiu, Z.-x., B.-y. Wang, Z.-d. Qiu, G.-p. Xie, J.-y. Xie, and X. Wang. 1998. Recent advances in study of the Xianshuihe Formation in Lanzhou Basin. In Y.-s. Tong et al. (eds), Evidence for Evolution, Essays in Honor of Prof. Chungchien Young on the Hundredth Anniversary of His Birth, Ocean Press, Beijing.
27, Wu, W.-y., J. Ye, J. Meng, X. Wang, L.-p. Liu, S.-d. Bi, and W. Dong. 1998. Progress of the study of Tertiary biostratigraphy in north Junggar Basin. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 36 (1):24-31. PDF download (0.6 MB)
26, Wang, X. 1997. New cranial material of Simocyon from China, and its implications for phylogenetic relationship to the red panda (Ailurus). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 17(1):184-198. PDF download (1.1 MB)
25, Wang, X., and R. H. Tedford. 1996. Canidae. In D. R. Prothero and R. J. Emry (eds.), The Terrestrial Eocene-Oligocene Transition in North America, Part II: Common Vertebrates of the White River Chronofauna. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, pp. 433-452. PDF download (3.3 MB)
24, Fremd, T. J., and X. Wang. 1995. Resolving blurred faunas: biostratigraphy in John Day Fossil Bed National Monument. In: V. L. Santucci and L. McClelland (eds.), National Park Service Paleontological Research, United States Department of the Interior, pp. 73-76. PDF download (2.0 MB)
23, Tedford, R. H., B. E. Taylor, and X. Wang. 1995. Phylogeny of the Canidae (Carnivora: Canidae): the living taxa. American Museum Novitates, 3146:1-37. Download PDF at: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/9
22, Wang, X., and R.-j. Zhai. 1995. Carnilestes, a new primitive lipotyphla (Insectivora: Mammalia) from early and middle Paleocene, Nanxiong Basin, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 15 (1):131--145. PDF download (1.4 MB)
21, Fremd, T. J., and X. Wang. 1994. Characterization of lithosympatric assemblages; an example from volcaniclastics in the John Day Basin. Geological Society of America 46th annual meeting, Rocky Mountain Section, 26 (6):13. PDF download (2.0 MB)
20, Wang. X. 1994. Current state of cladistics: problems and developments. Quaternary Sciences, 1994 (4): 307-315.
19, Rothschild, B. M., X. Wang, and J. Shoshani. 1994. Spondyloarthropathy in proboscideans. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 25 (3):360-366.
18, Wang, X., and R. H. Tedford. 1994. Basicranial anatomy and phylogeny of primitive canid and closely related miacids. American Museum Novitates, 3092:1-34. Download PDF at: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/9
17, Wang, X., and L. D. Martin. 1993. Late Pleistocene, paleoecology and large mammal taphonomy, Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. National Geographic Research & Exploration, 9 (4):422-435. PDF download (1.6 MB)
16, Wang, X. 1993. Transformation from plantigrady to digitigrady: functional morphology of locomotion in Hesperocyon (Canidae: Carnivora). American Museum Novitates, 3069:1-23. Download PDF at: http://digitallibrary.amnh.org/dspace/handle/2246/9
15, Rothschild, B. M., X. Wang, and R. Cifelli. 1993. Spondyloarthropathy in Ursidae: a sexually transmitted disease? National Geographic Research & Exploration, 9 (3):382-384.
14, Wang, X., and B. M. Rothschild. 1992. Multiple hereditary osteochondroma in Oligocene Hesperocyon (Canidae: Carnivora). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 12 (3):387-394. PDF download (0.8 MB)
13, Wang, X. and R. H. Tedford. 1992. The status of genus Nothocyon Matthew, 1899 (Carnivora): an arctoid not a canid. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 12 (2):223-229. PDF download (0.3 MB)
12, Wang, X. 1990. Systematics, functional morphology, and evolution of primitive Canidae (Mammalia: Carnivora). Doctoral dissertation, Department of Systematics and Ecology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, pp. 222.
11, Meng, J., and X. Wang. 1990. Ontogeny and phylogeny. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 28 (2):159-164. (in Chinese)
10, Wang, X. 1990. Pleistocene dire wolf remains from the Kansas River with notes on dire wolves in Kansas. Occasional Papers of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas, 137:1-7. PDF download (2.1 MB)
9, Wang, X., and J. Meng. 1990. Monophyly, paraphyly, polyphyly and related problems in biological classifications. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 28 (1):71-78. (in Chinese)
8, Meng, J., and X. Wang. 1989. Cladogram, phylogenetic tree and ancestral-descendant relationships. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 27 (4):306 312. (in Chinese)
7, Wang, X., and J. Meng. 1989. Philosophy of science and biological systematics. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 27 (3):225-232. (in Chinese)
6, Meng, J., and X. Wang. 1989. Species - the basic units of Systematic Biology. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 27 (2):147-152. (in Chinese)
5, Wang, X., and J. Meng. 1989. Homology and Parsimony. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 27 (1):72-76. (in Chinese)
4, Wang, X. 1988. Systematics and population ecology of Late Pleistocene bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis ) of Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. Transaction of Nebraska Academy of Sciences, 16:173-183. PDF download (0.5 MB)
3, Meng, J., and X. Wang. 1988. Phylogenetic Systematics, Its Current Status And Development. Vertebrata PalAsiatica, 26 (4): 309-313. (in Chinese)
2, Wang, X., and R. S. Hoffmann. 1987. Pseudois nayaur. Mammalian Species, no. 278:1-6. PDF download (0.7 MB)
1, Wang, X., and J. F. Neas. 1987. A large bighorn sheep, Ovis canadensis (Artiodactyla: Bovidae), from the Late Pleistocene of Colorado. Southwestern Naturalist, 32 (2):281-283. PDF download (0.1 MB)

Abstracts:

39, Tseng, Z. J., G. Takeuchi, and X. Wang. 2009. The first upper dentition of the sabertoothed Barbourofelis whitfordi (Nimravidae, Carnivora). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 29(3, suppl.):xxA.
38, Wang, X., G. Xie, and W. Dong. 2008. A new crown-antlered deer, Stephanocemas, from northern Tibetan Plateau, China and the relationship of Eurasian forms. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 28(3, suppl.):157A.
37, Wang, X., and Ó. Carranza-Castañeda. 2007. A basal hog-nosed skunk, Conepatus (Mephitidae, Carnivora), from late Miocene to early Pliocene of central Mexico and origin of South American skunks. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(3, suppl.):163A.
36, Wallace, S. and X. Wang. 2007. First mandible and lower dentition of Pristinailurus bristoli with comments on life history and phylogeny. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(3, suppl.):162A.
35, Tseng, J., X. Wang, and J. D. Stewart. 2007. Tough New World: discovery of an unusual immigrant mustelid with crushing dentition from the middle Miocene of coastal California. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 27(3, suppl.):160A.
34, Wang, X., G. T. Takeuchi, Z.-d. Qiu, Q. Li, B. Wang, Z.-x. Qiu, T. Deng, M. Chang, J. Liu, W. R. Downs, G. Xie, J. Xie, Z. Y. Wang, D. Biasatti, J. Tseng, Z. Sun, X. Fang, and Q. Meng. 2007. Mammalian and fish biostratigraphy, geochronology, and paleoenvironment of Qaidam Basin in northern Tibetan Plateau. International Symposium on Modern Earth Sciences, Wuhan, China.
33, Wang, X., Z. Qiu, Q. Li, Y. Wang, and J. Tseng. 2006. A new vertebrate fauna in late Pliocene of Kunlun Mountain Pass, northern Tibetan Plateau and its paleoenvironmental implications. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26(3, suppl.):136A.
32, Tseng, J., and X. Wang. 2006. Paleobiogeography of the genus Hyaenictitherium Kretzoi (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) and the first record of H. hyaenoides Zdansky in Inner Mongolia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, 26(3, suppl.):132A.
31, Zhang, C., Y. Wang, D. Biasatti, T. Deng, Z. Qiu, Q. Li, and X. Wang. 2006. C4 expansion in Inner Mongolia during the latest Miocene and early Pliocene. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 38 (7):395.
30, Wang, Y., Y. Xu, C. Zhang, X. Wang, T. Deng, Z. Qiu, and Q. Li. 2006. Paleoenvironment of a late Pliocene fauna of northern Tibetan Plateau. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs 38 (7):395.
29, Liddicoat, J. C., X. Wang, Z.-d. Qiu, Q. Li, Y. Tomida, and Y. Kimura. 2006. Recent paleontologic and magnetostratigraphic investigations on the Tunggur Tableland, central Inner Mongolia. Abstracts of the Second International Palaeontological Congress, Beijing, 2006, p. 463-464.
28, Wang, X., G. T. Takeuchi, Z.-d., Qiu, Q. Li, T. Deng, X.-j. Ni, Y. Wang, and J. Tseng. 2006. Highest elevation vertebrate fauna in late Pliocene of Kunlun Mountain Pass, northern Tibetan Plateau. Abstracts of the Second International Palaeontological Congress, Beijing, 2006, p. 470.
27, Tseng, J., and X. Wang. 2006. The first occurrence of the late Miocene Hyaenictitherium hyaenoides Zdansky (Carnivora, Hyaenidae) in Inner Mongolia. Abstracts of the Second International Palaeontological Congress, Beijing, 2006, p. 165.
26, Tomida, Y., Z.-d. Qiu, X. Wang, J. C. Liddicoat, Q. Li, and Y. Kimura. 2006. Outline of the fieldwork on the Early Miocene small mammal localities in central Inner Mongolia, China. Abstracts with programs, The 155th regular meeting, The Palaeontological Society of Japan, February 3-5, Kyoto.
25, Wang, X., D. P. Whistler, and G. T. Takeuchi. 2005. A new species of Martinogale (Carnivora, Mephitinae) from the Dove Spring Formation (Upper Miocene) of Southern California and its implications for the origin of New World skunks. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 25 (3, suppl.):127A.
24, Wang, X., and S. C. Wallace. 2004. Two new immigrants from the Old World: the earliest and primitive red panda (Parailurus) and a new Eurasian badger (Arctomeles) from late Miocene/Early Pliocene Gray Fossil Site, eastern Tennessee. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24 (3, suppl.):126A.
23, Wallace, S. C., Wang, X., and B. Schubert. 2004. Hypo- and hyper-carnivores from the late Miocene/early Pliocene Gray Fossil Site: indications of a connection between the forested biomes of North America and Eurasia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 24 (3, suppl.): 126A.
22, Wang, X., Z.-x. Qiu, and B.-y. Wang. 2003. A primitive leptarctine (Carnivora: Mustelidae) from the early Miocene of western Gansu, China and zoogeography of early mustelids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23 (3, suppl.):107A-108A.
21, O’Conner, J., D. Prothero, and X. Wang. 2003. New specimen of the Miocene mustelid Sthenictis from the Miocene of Inner Mongolia, China. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23 (3, suppl.):83A.
20, O’Conner, J., D. Prothero, and X. Wang. 2003. The mustelid Sthenictis in Mongolia: immigrant from North America. Geological Society of America Abstracts with Programs, 35 (6):498.
19, Alroy, J.; K. Behrensmeyer, M. Carrano, W. Clyde, E. Fara, M. Fortelius, J. Head, J. Hunter, M. Uhen, and X. Wang. 2003. The 5% project: just how good is the fossil record of tetrapods? Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 23 (3, suppl.):29A.
18, Wang, X., B.-y. Wang, Z.-x. Qiu, G.-p. Xie, and W. Downs. 2002. A new early Miocene mammalian fauna in Taben-buluk area (Danghe, western Gansu, China) and implications for the tectonics and paleoenvironments on the northern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 22 (3, suppl.):117A.
17, Tedford, R. H., X. Wang, B. E. Taylor. 2001. History of the Caninae (Canidae). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 21 (3, suppl.):107A.
16, Wang, X., and Z.-x. Qiu. 2001. Zoogeography of the Eurasian late Tertiary skunk Promephitis (Carnivora, Mustelidae), Conference on Distribution and Migration of Tertiary Mammals in Eurasia, Utrecht, Netherlands.
15, Wang, X., B.-y. Wang, Z.-d. Qiu, W. Down, and G.-p. Xie. 2000. Revisit Tsaidam Basin (late Tertiary) in northern Tibetan Plateau. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 20 (3, suppl.):76A.
14, Wang, X., and M. C. McKenna. 1999. New materials of Amphicticeps (Carnivora, Musteloidea) from Mongolia, and basal arctoid relationships. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19 (3, suppl.):83A.
13, Hunt, R. M. Jr., J. B. Swinehart, and X. Wang. 1998. Preliminary geological reconnaissance of the middle Miocene Tung Gur Formation, Inner Mongolia. Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences.
12, Wang, X., R. H. Tedford, and B. E. Taylor. 1997. Evolution of the Borophaginae (Carnivora, Canidae), its phylogeny, stratigraphy, and ecology. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 17 (3, suppl.).
11, Wang, X. 1996. Revisiting the Tunggur Formation (middle Miocene), Inner Mongolia, and a study of its magneto- and biostratigraphy. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 16 (3, suppl.):71A.
10, Wang, X. 1995. Simocyon and its bearing on the relationships of the red panda (Ailurus). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 15(3, suppl.):59A.
9, Wang, X., and T. J. Fremd. 1994. Biostratigraphy of Canidae (Carnivora) from Turtle Cove Member of John Day Formation. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 14 (3, suppl.):51A.
8, Wang, X. 1992. Phylogeny of Hesperocyoninae and origin of canids. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(3, suppl.):58A.
7, Wang, X., and R. H. Tedford. 1991. Primitive course of internal carotid artery in caniform "miacoid" carnivorans: implications for phylogenetic relationships. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 11 (3, suppl.):61A.
6, Wang, X., and B. M. Rothschild. 1990. Bilateral osteochondroma on distal radius in Hesperocyon (Canidae, Carnivora). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 10 (3, suppl.):47A.
5, Wang, X. 1989. Taphonomy and paleoecology of Natural Trap Cave, Bighorn County, Wyoming. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 9 (3, suppl.):43A.
4, Wang, X. 1988. Phylogeny of Arikareean-Hemingfordian Canids and Implications for Locomotion Behavior. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 8 (3, suppl.):28A.
3, Wang, X. 1988. Samples, Sampling, and Taphonomy of Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. Kansas Academy of Science 7:44.
2, Wang, X. 1985. Evolution of Pleistocene Bighorn Sheep of North America. 4th Annual Symposium of the Institute of Tertiary-Quaternary Studies, Lawrence, Kansas.
1, Wang, X. 1985. Late Pleistocene Bighorn Sheep (Ovis canadensis) of Natural Trap Cave, Wyoming. Proceedings of the Nebraska Academy of Sciences, p.58.

Book Reviews:

3, Wang, X. 2006. Early Pleistocene Mammalian Fauna from Longdan, Dongixang, Gansu, China, by Qiu Zhanxiang, Deng Tao, and Wang Banyue. 2004. Palaeontologia Sinica. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 26(1):230-231. PDF download (0.1 MB)
2, Wang, X. 1999. Dawn of the Age of Mammals in Asia, by Christopher Beard and Mary R. Dawson (eds.), 1998, Bulletin of Carnegie Museum of Natural History (Pittsburgh). Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 19(3):598-600. PDF download (0.1 MB)
1, Wang, X. 1998. Middle Miocene micromammalian fauna from Tunggur, Nei Mongol, by Qiu Zhuding, 1996, Science Press. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 18(1):248. PDF download (0.1 MB)

Popular Science Articles:

4, Wang, X. and R. H. Tedford. 2008. How dogs came to run the world. Natural History 117:18-23. PDF download (0.6 MB)
3, Tedford, R. H. and X. Wang. 2006. Origins of the dog. In K. E. Lange, The Evolution of Dogs. Cultural Geography 43(1):33. (in Chinese)
2, Wang, X. 2004. Dinocrocuta: king of the hills. Fossil 2004 (1):22-24. (in Chinese) PDF download (2.8 MB)
1, Tedford, R. H. and X. Wang. 2002. Roots of the dog. In K. E. Lange, Wolf to Wolf: The Evolution of Dogs. National Geographic 201(1):8.