Journal : Acta Geologica Polonica
Article : A late Albian ammonite assemblage from the mid-Cretaceous succession at Annopol, Poland

Authors :
Popov, L. E.
Department of Geology, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff CF10 3NP, Wales, United Kingdom,,
Hairapetian, V.
Department of Geology, Isfahan (Khorasgan) Branch, Islamic Azad University, PO Box 81595−158, Isfahan, Iran,,
Evans, D. H.
Natural England, Suite D, Unex House, Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough PE1 1NG, England, United Kingdom,,
Ghobadi Pour, M.
Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences, Golestan University, Gorgan, Iran,,
Holmer, L. E.
Institute of Earth Sciences, Palaeobiology, Uppsala University, SE-752 36 Uppsala, Sweden,,
Baars, C.
Department of Geology, National Museum of Wales, Cardiff CF10 3NP, Wales, United Kingdom,,
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW, and Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, United Kingdom,
Bilotte, M.
Géosciences Environnement Toulouse, Faculté des Sciences et Ingénierie de Toulouse, 14 avenue Edouard Belin, 31400 Toulouse and Service Commun d’Etudes et de Conservation des Collections Patrimoniales, 118 route de Narbonne, 31062 Toulouse cedex 4, France,
Melchior, P.
9, Boulevard Challier de Néré, 13008 Marseille, France,
Machalski, M.
Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Twarda 51/55, PL 00-818 Warszawa, Poland,,
Wilmsen, M.
Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie, Sektion Paläozoologie, Konigsbrücker Landstr. 159, D-01109 Dresden, Germany,,
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW and Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, United Kingdom,,
Gale, A. S.
School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University of Portsmouth, Portsmouth PO1 3QL, United Kingdom, uk,
García-Mondéjar, J.
Department of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, Universidad del País Vasco, Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología, PO Box 644, E-48080, Spain,,
Fernández-Mendiola, P. A.
Department of Stratigraphy and Palaeontology, Universidad del País Vasco, Facultad de Ciencia y Tecnología, PO Box 644, E-48080, Spain,,
Owen, H. G.
Natural History Museum of London, Department of Earth Sciences, Cromwell Road, London SW7 5BD, UK,,
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW, United Kingdom,,
Machalski, M.
Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Twarda 51/55, PL 00-818 Warszawa, Poland,,
Abstract : A previously unrecorded ammonite assemblage, comprising Lepthoplites sp., Callihoplites tetragonus (Seeley, 1865), C. cf. tetragonus, Arrhaphoceras cf. substuderi Spath, 1923, Cantabrigites sp., Stoliczkaiella (Stoliczkaiella) sp., Hamites cf. duplicatus Pictet and Campiche, 1861, H. cf. subvirgulatus Spath, 1941, and H. cf. venetzianus Pictet, 1847, is described from the mid-Cretaceous condensed succession at Annopol, Poland. These specimens are preserved as pale phosphates or sandstone moulds in a bed of reworked phosphatic nodules near the top of the Albian. This assemblage has many species in common with the late late Albian faunas from condensed deposits of England, Switzerland, and France. The presence of Callihoplites tetragonus indicates the lowermost upper upper Albian Mortoniceras fallax Zone. The ammonites studied are the youngest elements in the phosphate bed, which also contains taxa as old as the middle Albian Hoplites dentatus Zone. This bed originated through condensation and reworking of nodules and fossils in a period of low net sedimentation rate, being probably a reflection of a sea-level drop at the boundary between the classic ammonite zones of Mortoniceras inflatum and Stoliczkaiella dispar.

Keywords : amonity, alb, kreda, Annopol, Polska, kondensacja, stratygrafia, ammonites, albian, cretaceous, Annopol, Poland, condensation, stratigraphy,
Publishing house : Faculty of Geology of the University of Warsaw
Publication date : 2015
Number : Vol. 65, no. 4
Page : 545 – 553

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Qute : Popov, L. E. ,Hairapetian, V. ,Evans, D. H. ,Ghobadi Pour, M. ,Holmer, L. E. ,Baars, C. ,Kennedy, W. J. ,Bilotte, M. ,Melchior, P. ,Machalski, M. ,Wilmsen, M. ,Kennedy, W. J. ,Gale, A. S. ,García-Mondéjar, J. ,Fernández-Mendiola, P. A. ,Owen, H. G. ,Kennedy, W. J. ,Machalski, M. ,Machalski, M. , A late Albian ammonite assemblage from the mid-Cretaceous succession at Annopol, Poland. Acta Geologica Polonica Vol. 65, no. 4/2015