Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Foraminifera and ostracods from the carbonate sediments of the Polish Zechstein

Stanisława Woszczyńska

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 32 (3-4), 1987: 155-205

Fifty six species of foraminifera (17 new) and twenty six species of ostracods (4 new) have been described from the carbonates of the Polish Zechstein (cyclothems PZ1, PZ2, PZ3). In the regions of peri-Baltic syneclise and Podlasie depression the microfauna occurs in deposits of cyclothems PZ1. PZ2 and PZ3, while in the Koszalin-Chojnice region and at the pre-Sudetian monocline the microfauna has been found only in deposits of PZ1 cyclothem. Geinitzina richteri-Roundyella lebaensis zone characteristic of cyclothem PZ1 and Lingulina minima-Dorsoobliquella pulchra zone, characteristic of PZ2 and PZ3, have been distinguished in Poland.

Key words: Foraminiferida, Ostracoda, biostratigraphy, taxonomic deacriptions, Zechstein, Permian, Poland.

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