Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Bathysiphons from the Eocene of the Carpathian flysch, Poland

Jerzy Małecki

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 18 (2), 1973: 163-172

The occurrence of a sandstone horizon abounding in tubes of Bathysiphon Sars has been discovered ni the Eocene of the environs of Gródek on the Dunajec. A new species B. inconstans is here described, along with studies on the structure and occurrence of, as well as deformations underwent by its tubes in the process of flysch sedimentation. Since the writer considers them to be the tubes of the Annelida and not the tests of the foraminifers, he thus questions the so far accepted view on the systematic positions of the bathysiphons.

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