Albian and Cenomanian foraminifera from the Pieniny Klippen Belt (Carpathians, Poland)

  • M. Adam Gasinski
Part of the Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften Schriftenreihe der Erdwissenschaftlichen Kommissionen book series (ERDWISSENSCHAFT, volume 9)


A local stratigraphic zonation based on planktonic foraminifera has been established for the almost uninterrupted sequences of Albian to Cenomanian sediments of the Polish part of the Pieniny Klippen Belt. The assemblages resemble those of the Southern Alps and the Umbria-Marche Apennins. Assemblages of agglutinated foraminifera from the Flysch Carpathians situated to the North of the Pieniny Klippen Belt resemble those of the Moroccan Rif. The foraminifera assemblages are Tethyan in their composition. Several anoxic events have been distinguished by dating intercalations of black shales in the sequence.


Black Shale Planktonic Foraminifera Foraminiferal Assemblage Calcareous Nannoplankton Foraminifera Assemblage 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Adam Gasinski
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  1. 1.Institute of Geological SciencesJagiellonian UniversityKrakowPoland

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