Trace fossils from culm facies of Minorca Island

Carmen Llompart, Józef Wieczorek

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Abstract

The Culm siliciclastic turbidite sequence of Uppermost Viséan-Namurian age exposed on the northern shore of Minorca Island contains numerous trace fossils: Dictyodora, Lophoctenium, Nereites, Callictenium, Arthrophycus, Palaleodictyon, Laevicyclus that belong to the Nereites association. This asemblage characteristic for fine-grained overbank subfacies is strongly dominated by abundant meandring (Dictyodora) and branching (Lophoctenium) fodinichnia. The rare trace fossils (dominichnia) of Skolithos association occur in sandstone-rich overbank subfacies of turbidite system.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)100-101
JournalPrace - Panstwowego Instytutu Geologicznego
Issue number157 PART 3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 1997

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