Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Foraminifera from the Lower and Middle Triassic of Poland

Olga Styk

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 20 (4), 1975: 501-534

Description of 36 species of Foraminifera including one species from the Bunter and 35 species from the Lower Muschelkalk of Polish Lowland and Silesia-Cracow Upland is given. Six species are recognized as new. Foraminiferal assemblage is represented chiefly by benthonic species of Nodosariidae family. Planktonic Foraminifera of the genera Kollmannita and Oberhauserella representing: "Globigerina-like" group have also been found. Foraminiferal fauna is most abundant in the south of the area investigated less so in the north-east and scanty in the north-west part of the area. Prevailing faunal elements are those in common with Austria.

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