Journal : Acta Geologica Polonica
Article : Oyster-bioimmured ammonites from the Upper Albian of Annopol, Poland: stratigraphic and palaeobiogeographic implications

Authors :
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3PW and Department of Earth Sciences, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, United Kingdom, jim.kennedy@oum.ox.ac.uk,
Walaszczyk, I.
Faculty of Geology, University of Warsaw, Al. Żwirki i Wigury 93, PL-02-089 Warszawa, Poland, i.walaszczyk@uw.edu.pl,
Kopaevich, L.
Geological Faculty, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Leninskie gory, Moscow, 119991 Russia,
Beniamovski, V. N.
Geological Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Pyzhevski 7, Moscow, 119017, Russia,
Wilmsen, M.
Senckenberg Naturhistorische Sammlungen Dresden, Museum für Mineralogie und Geologie, Sektion Paläozoologie, Königsbrücker Landstr. 159, D-01109 Dresden, Germany, markus.wilmsen@senckenberg.de,
Storm, M.
Department of Earth Sciences, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, United Kingdom,
Fürsich, F.
GeoZentrum Nordbayern, Fachgruppe PaläoUmwelt, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Loewenichstr. 28, D-91054 Erlangen, Germany,
Majidifard, M.
Geological Survey of Iran, Box 131851-1494, Tehran, Iran,
Gasiński, M. A.
Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Oleandry 2a, PL-30-063 Kraków, Poland, adam.gasinski@uj.edu.pl,
Olshtynska, A.
Institute of Geological Sciences, National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, O. Gonchara str. 55-b, 01601 Kiev, Ukraine, ol-lesia@mail.ru,
Uchman, A.
Institute of Geological Sciences, Jagiellonian University, Oleandry 2a, PL-30-063 Kraków, Poland, alfred.uchman@uj.edu.pl,
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3W and Department of Earth Sciences, Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN, United Kingdom, jim.kennedy@oum.ox.ac.uk,
Klinger, H.
Natural History Collections Department, Iziko South African Museum, P. O. Box 61, Cape Town, 8000, Republic of South Africa, hkling@telekomsa.net,
Machalski, M.
Institute of Paleobiology, Polish Academy of Sciences, ul. Twarda 51/55, PL-00-818 Warszawa, Poland, mach@twarda.pan.pl,
Kennedy, W. J.
Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Parks Road, Oxford, OX1 3PW, United Kingdom, jim.kennedy@oum.ox.ac.uk,
Abstract : Ammonites Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) sp. are preserved as attachment scars on the oyster shells from the topmost portion of the Albian succession at Annopol, Poland. These oyster-bioimmured ammonites show a closest affinity to the representatives of Mortoniceras (Subschloenbachia) characteristic of the upper Upper Albian Mortoniceras perinflatum Zone. No ammonites indicative of the uppermost Albian–lowermost Cenomanian Praeschloenbachia briacensis Zone are recorded. Thus, the hiatus at the Albian–Cenomanian boundary at Annopol embraces the latter zone. The presence (and dominance) of Mortoniceras in the upper Upper Albian ammonite assemblage of Annopol suggests that the representatives of this Tethyan genus could migrate into the epicratonic areas of Poland directly from the Tethyan Realm, via the Lwów (Lviv) region.

Keywords : ostrygi, amonity, alb, kreda, Annopol, Polska, stratygrafia, bioimmuration, oysters, ammonites, Albian, Cretaceous, Annopol, Poland, stratigraphy, palaeobiogeography,
Publishing house : Faculty of Geology of the University of Warsaw
Publication date : 2013
Number : Vol. 63, no. 4
Page : 545 – 554

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DOI :
Qute : Kennedy, W. J. ,Walaszczyk, I. ,Kopaevich, L. ,Beniamovski, V. N. ,Wilmsen, M. ,Storm, M. ,Fürsich, F. ,Majidifard, M. ,Gasiński, M. A. ,Olshtynska, A. ,Uchman, A. ,Kennedy, W. J. ,Klinger, H. ,Machalski, M. ,Kennedy, W. J. ,Kennedy, W. J. , Oyster-bioimmured ammonites from the Upper Albian of Annopol, Poland: stratigraphic and palaeobiogeographic implications. Acta Geologica Polonica Vol. 63, no. 4/2013
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