Journal : Acta Geologica Polonica
Article : Foraminiferal and radiolarian biostratigraphy of the youngest (Late Albian through Late Cenomanian) sediments of the Tatra massif, Central Western Carpathians

Authors :
Klapper, G.
Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA., g-klapper@northwestern.edu,
Vodrážková, S.
GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Fachgruppe Paläoumwelt, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Loewenichstr. 28, Erlangen, Germany and Czech Geological Survey, P.O.B. 85, 118 21 Prague 1, Czech Republic. , stana.vodrazkova@seznam.cz,
Kędzior, A.
Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw, Zwirki i Wigury 93, PL-02-089 Warsaw, Poland.Polish Academy of Sciences, Institute of Geological Sciences, Krakow Research Centre, Senacka 1 str; PL-31-002, Krakow, Poland, ndkedzio@cyf-kr.edu.pl,
Popa, M. E.
University of Bucharest, Faculty of Geology and Geophysics, Laboratory of Palaeontology, 1, N. Balcescu Ave., R-010041, Bucharest, Romania, mihai@mepopa.com,
Lakova, I.
Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev St., Bl. 24, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria, lakova@geology.bas.bg,
Petrova, S.
Geological Institute, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Acad. G. Bonchev St., Bl. 24, 1113 Sofia, Bulgaria, silviya_p@geology.bas.bg,
Bąk, K.
Institute of Geography, Pedagogical University of Cracow, Podchor¹¿ych St. 2, PL-30-084 Krakow, Poland, sgbak@cyf-kr.edu.pl,
Bąk, M.
Faculty of Geology, Geophysics and Environmental Protection, AGH University of Science and Technology, 30 Mickiewicza Av., PL-30-059 Krakow, Poland. , martabak@agh.edu.pl,
Abstract : The foraminiferal and radiolarian biostratigraphy of selected sections of the Zabijak Formation, the youngest sediments of the Tatra massif (Central Western Carpathians), have been studied. Benthic foraminifers, mainly agglutinated species, occur abundantly and continuously throughout the studied succession, while planktic foraminifers are generally sparse. Five planktic and two benthic foraminiferal zones have been recognized. The marly part of the Zabijak Formation comprises the Pseudothalmanninella ticinensis (Upper Albian) through the Rotalipora cushmani (Upper Cenomanian) planktic foraminiferal zones, and the Haplophragmoides nonioninoides and Bulbobaculites problematicus benthic foraminiferal zones. The radiolarians were recognized exclusively in the Lower Cenomanian part of the formation.

Keywords : alb, cenoman, Tatry, masyw, biostratygrafia, otwornice, promienice, Albian–Cenomanian, Tatra massif, biostratigraphy, foraminifera, radiolaria,
Publishing house : Faculty of Geology of the University of Warsaw
Publication date : 2013
Number : Vol. 63, no. 2
Page : 223 – 237

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DOI :
Qute : Klapper, G. ,Vodrážková, S. ,Kędzior, A. ,Popa, M. E. ,Lakova, I. ,Petrova, S. ,Bąk, K. ,Bąk, M. ,Bąk, M. , Foraminiferal and radiolarian biostratigraphy of the youngest (Late Albian through Late Cenomanian) sediments of the Tatra massif, Central Western Carpathians. Acta Geologica Polonica Vol. 63, no. 2/2013
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