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Publication . Article . 2010

The age of the brachiopod limestones from Guca, western Serbia

Rajka Radoicic; Vladan Radulovic; Dragoman Rabrenovic; Barbara V. Radulović;
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Published: 01 Jan 2010 Journal: Annales g?ologiques de la Peninsule balkanique (issn: 0350-0608, eissn: 2406-0747, Copyright policy )
Publisher: National Library of Serbia
Abstract
The asymmetric rhynchonellide brachiopod Cyclothyris? globata (ARNAUD, 1877) has a large distribution in the Coniacian, Santonian and Campanian outcrops of the western Tethys. The species has also been identified in Guca, (Vardar Zone, western Serbia), where it occurs together with the capillate terebratuloid ?Terebratula? sp. (gen. et sp. nov.). In addition to Serbia, this brachiopod association is found in many localities of northeastern Bulgaria (Shumen Formation). In older literature, in Romania and Bulgaria, ?Terebratula? sp. (gen. et sp. nov.) was confused with the Late Maastrichtian Terebratulina striata (WAHLENBERG, 1821). The present microfaunal study based on planktonic foraminifera showed that the age of the beds with Cyclothyris? globata and ?Terebratula? sp. (gen. et sp. nov.) in Guca may be dated as Lowermost Campanian, i.e., the Santonian/Campanian boundary.
Subjects by Vocabulary

Microsoft Academic Graph classification: Geology Paleontology Foraminifera biology.organism_classification biology Cyclothyris Terebratula Outcrop

Library of Congress Subject Headings: lcsh:Geology lcsh:QE1-996.5

Subjects

Paleontology, Stratigraphy, Economic Geology, Geochemistry and Petrology, Geology, Geophysics, Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology, brachiopods, Cyclothyris? globata, “Terebratula” sp. (gen. et sp. nov.), foraminifera, Lowermost Campanian, Guča, Vardar Zone, western Serbia

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