Skip to main content

Dinoflagellate cysts from Callovian of Łuków (Poland) – a re-examination

Buy Article:

$39.00 plus tax (Refund Policy)

Abstract:

More than 110 dinoflagellate cyst taxa have been found in the Callovian (Middle Jurassic) fossiliferous concretion and mudstone samples from Łuków, eastern Poland. Their assemblages are dominated by proximal species with apical archaeopyle (Lithodinia jurassica, Senstusidinium spp., Batiacasphaera spp., Escharisphaeridia spp.). The Łuków assemblage may be correlated with the Upper Callovian Wanaea thysanota Interval Biozone established in the British Isles. This is based on the co-occurrence of Trichodinium scarbourghense, Clathroctenocystis asaphes and Durotrigia filapicata. Diversity of the dinoflagellate cyst assemblage indicates optimal living conditions for dinoflagellates whereas dominance of land-derived phytoclasts and sporomorphs suggests a nearshore sedimentary setting. Presence of some endemic Boreal species, Ctenidodinium thulium and Valvaeodinium groenlandicum, points to influences from northern areas.

Keywords: BIOSTRATIGRAPHY; CALLOVIAN; DINOFLAGELLATE CYSTS; JURASSIC; LUKOW; PALAEOGEOGRAPHY; POLAND

Document Type: Research Article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.1127/0077-7749/2008/0247-0209

Publication date: 2008-02-01

More about this publication?
  • Neues Jahrbuch f�r Geologie und Pal�ontologie continuously publishes current original contributions from all fields of geology, ever since its foundation in 1807. All published contributions are in the English language.
  • Editorial Board
  • Information for Authors
  • Subscribe to this Title
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites
  • Access Key
  • Free content
  • Partial Free content
  • New content
  • Open access content
  • Partial Open access content
  • Subscribed content
  • Partial Subscribed content
  • Free trial content
Cookie Policy
X
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more