Kungurian


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Kungurian

[ku̇ŋ′gu̇r·ē·ən]
(geology)
A European stage of geologic time; Middle Permian, above Artinskian, below Kazanian.
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Petrographic study reveals feldspathic wacke in Warchha Sandstone.On the basis of previous literature the assigned stages are; Artinskian to Warchha and Kungurian to Wordian stage to Sardhai Formation.
The upper Barakar sedimentary successions of both the Damodar Valley and the Mahanadi Valley have been assigned the age of Kungurian (post-Artinskian) with an approximate time frame of 278-271 Ma [11].
Micropterous wings are known in Protoblattiniella minutissima Meinier, 1912 from the Upper Carboniferous locality of Commentry in France and Sylvamicropteron harpax Aristov, 2004 from the Kungurian locality of Tshekarda in Russia.
Focusing almost exclusively on the distinctive faunas of the Cordilleran-Arctic-Uralian (CAU) Realm, Fedorowski (geology, Adam Mickiewicz U., Poznan, Poland), Bamber (Geological Survey of Canada), and Stevens (geology, San Jose U., California) present results of an extensive study of Asselian to lower Kungurian colonial Rugosa from shelf carbonates along the cratonic margin of Pangaea, from the Urals to Bolivia, and in those allochthonous terranes of western North America containing CAU corals.
It is possible to mention the Eisenach Formation (KungurianRoadian) of the Thuringian Forest Basin, Germany, or the Chotevice Formation (Kungurian) of the Krkonosepiedmont Basin, Czech Republic (Schneider et al, 2006).
Evaporites are also frequent in central Eurasia (Chuvashov, 1995) and largely developed in the eastern regions such as the Kungurian deposits of the Precaspian basin, Kazakhstan (Barde et al., 2002).
1) of the lowermost Kungurian, and the Lower Permian sections on the eastern slope of the northern Timan (northeastern part of the Russian Platform; Fig.
The ostracode assemblage found in the lower part of the Saranian Substage of the Kungurian Stage in the Irgina River section includes species of the Bairdia reussiana Zone, such as Paraparchites kamajicus Guss., P.
The appearance of rugose holdover assemblage II in the earliest Kungurian (Irgina section, Fig.
- The plant Supaia, the whole Rabejac Fm (F4) + Salagou Fm (F5) is supposed to represent a part of the Artinskian and the totality of the Kungurian (= Upper Cisuralian).
- Blattoids, the Salagou Fm (from the base to the Arieges level) would be comprised between the Kungurian (Late Cisuralian) to the Lower Lopingian (Schneider in Gand et al., 2004a, b).
System Series Stages/Ages Period Epoch TRIASSIC TATARIAN UPPER KAZANIAN PERMIAN UFIMIAN KUNGURIAN LOWER ARTINSKIAN SAKMARIAN ASSELIAN CARBONIFEROUS Table 2.--The division of the Permian into three series approved in the International Geological Congress in Florence (2004): The Lower or Cisuralian defined in Russia, the Middle or Guadalupian defined in the USA and the Upper or Lopingian defined in China.