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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2016.5(6): 925-940
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.100


North African Paleozoic- Mesozioic Foraminifera (Biostratigraphy and Echostratigraphy)
S.Abd El-Azeam*, Nagwa Ibrahim, E. Abd-Elshafy and Yahia Naglaa
Geology Department, Faculty of Science, Zagazig University, Egypt
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

The studied 152 ditch samples have been selected from the Bahrein -1 Well.    The main aim is to investigate the foraminiferal assemblages of the Paleozoic- Mesozoic succession in terms of abundance and diversity, to determine their biostratigraphic assignments and the palaeoenvironmental interpretations. 124 foraminiferal species have been identified from the Paleozoic- Mesozoic sedimentary succession of Bahrein area in West Egypt. Eight biozones have been recognized within the studied succession. They are six in the Paleozoic followed unconformably by one Jurassic biozone which intern is overlain unconformably by other Lower Cretaceous one. Some of these zones have regional extension while others represent the first try of biozonation in the Lower Paleozoic as a whole. These subsurface Paleozoic- Mesozoic successions have been differentiated ecostratigraphically into five echostratigraphic units, each with its distinctive paleoenvironment.


Keywords: Bahrein; Paleozoic; Mesozoic; Foraminifera; Biostratigraphy, ecozones.
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Abd El-Azeam S., Nagwa Ibrahim, E. Abd-Elshafy and Yahia Naglaa. 2016. North African Paleozoic- Mesozioic Foraminifera (Biostratigraphy and Echostratigraphy).Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 5(6): 925-940. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2016.506.100