Lower Triassic conodonts from the Eastern Caucasian Foreland

Bronislav P. Nazarevich, Krystyna Zawidzka

Abstract


The occurrence of conodont assemblages with Neospathodus homeri and N. triangularis in the Lower Triassic of the Eastern Caucasian Foreland in the Soviet Union is indicative of the uppermost Smithian to lowermost Spathian age (the Olenek Stage) of the conodont-bearing carbonate sequences, as well as of the·usefulness and importance of conodonts as biostratigraphic keys.


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