Russian Journal of Pacific Geology

, Volume 13, Issue 4, pp 390–395 | Cite as

First Findings of Early Cretaceous Foraminifera in the Lower Stream of Amur River, Khabarovsk Krai

  • V. A. MarinovEmail author
  • S. A. AmelinEmail author


In southeastern Khabarovsk krai, in the basin of the Tumnin River, the foraminifera complex containing the characteristic species Ammosiphonia beresoviensis (Bulatova), represented by exclusively agglutinated shells, is revealed for the first time in sections of Albian deposits. In terms of composition and structure, the complex is closest to the associations widespread in the Albian in the Arctic paleogeographic zone. It differs from the coeval assemblages of Sakhalin and Japan in the absence of warm-water species.


foraminifera Lower Cretaceous Russian Far East 



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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Trofimuk Institute of Petroleum Geology and Geophysics, Siberian Branch of the Russian Academy of SciencesNovosibirskRussia
  2. 2.OAO Dal’geofizikaKhabarovskRussia

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