Bedoulian

Bedoulian

[bə′dül·ē·ən]
(geology)
Lower Cretaceous (lower Aptian) geologic time in Switzerland.
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(2004): Genus Choffatella (Schlumberger), 1904 (Foraminifera) in the Lower Aptian (Bedoulian) from Southern Dobrogea (Romanian plain).
(1995): About some significant ammonites from the Lower Aptian (Bedoulian) of the Angles-Barreme area (South-East France).
The siliciclastic unit was firstly described by Canerot (1974), who cosidered this unit around the Bedoulian --Gargasian (lower--middle Aptian) boundary.
Initially, carbonate deposition occurred on so-called 'immature' coastal carbonate platforms (Pascal, 1982) of Early Aptian ("Bedoulian") age.
callidiscus) indicates the early Early Aptian fissicostatus to forbesi zones (e.g., Casey, 1961, lower "Bedoulian" of Collignon et al., 1979).