Definition of Anisian
- However, vertebrate paleontological evidence, as yet unsupported by palynology, seems to show that some associated sediment of the Fundy Basin probably is even older than Ladinian, referable to the preceding Anisian Stage.
- —Alfred Traverse, Science, 12 June 1987
- The first normal marine gastropod assemblages appeared during the Anisian, at the time of the general reappearance of marine communities.
- —Evolutionary Paleobiology, 1996