Articles | Volume 10, issue 2
01 Dec 1991
 | 01 Dec 1991

Two new dinoflagellate cysts from the Middle Jurassic of the Barents Sea Region

Morten Smelror

Abstract. Two new Peridinioid dinoflagellate cyst species are described from Middle Jurassic strata of the Barents Sea Region. Phallocysta thomasi sp.nov. occurs in Aalenian-Bajocian sediments cored from the Nordkapp Basin and Valvaeodinium thereseae sp. nov. occurs in Upper Bathonian-Callovian deposits cropping out on Kong Karls Land and Franz Josef Land.