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Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera: Comments on the Europe-Mediterranean zonation
Robaszynski, F.; Caron, M. (1995). Cretaceous planktonic foraminifera: Comments on the Europe-Mediterranean zonation. Bull. Soc. Géol. Fr. 166(6): 681-692
In: Bulletin de la Société Géologique de France. Société Géologique de France: Paris. ISSN 0037-9409, more
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Author keywords
    planktonic foraminifera; Cretaceous; zonation

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  • Robaszynski, F.
  • Caron, M.

    The zonations presented herein concern the two Cretaceous families Globotruncanidae and Heterohelicidae. The types of zones, their resolution and their geographical extent are briefly discussed and a table displays the vertical distribution of each index-species. From Berriasian to Maastrichtian, 33 zones are erected and their bottom and their top are defined in an annex. Most of the zones are calibrated with ammonites and/or with data from palaeomagnetic reversals.

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