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Table 1. Upper Moscovian and Kasimovian fusulinid zonal succession in Eurasia.

Zone Age Locality
Rauserites quasiarcticus late Kasimovian Dorogomilovian, Perkhurovskaya Fm. in the Moscow Basin
Montiparus montiparus middle Kasimovian Khamovnicheian, Ratmirovskaya and Neverovskaya Fms. in the Moscow Basin
Protriticites pseudomontiparus-Obsoletes obsoletus early Kasimovian Krevyakinian, Suvorovskaya and Voskresenskaya Fms. in the Moscow Basin
Protriticites ovatus-Praeobsoletes burkemensis late Myachkovian Peskovskaya Fm. in the Moscow Basin
Fusulinella bocki early Myachkovian Novlinskaya Fm. in the Moscow Basin

Table 2. Fusulinid zones of Desmoinesian (DS) and Missourian (MS) in USA by Wilde (1990).

Zone Characteristic fauna
8. Zone of Eowaeringella and Triticites of the Missourian (MC1). Eowaeringella, Triticites
7. Upper zone of Fusulina (DS5): "Fusulina cylindrica" group.
6. Lower zone of Fusulina (DS4): Fusulina megista, F. acme, F. exima, Bartramella bartrami, Protriticites spp., Praeobsoletes spp.
5. Upper zone of Beedeina (DS3) : Beedeina girtyi, B. illinoisensis, B. similis, B. haworthi, Bartramella bartrami, Protriticites spp. Plectofusulina sp.
4. Middle zone of Beedeina (DS2b): Beedeina novamexicana, B. distenta, B. levicula
3. Upper zone of Wedekindellina (DS2a): Wedekindellina euthysepta, W. henbesty, W. excentrica, W. magna, W. ellipsoides
2. Lower zone of Beedeina (DS1b): Beedeina eurytensis, B. leei, B. pumila
1. Lower zone of Wedekindellina (DS1a): Wedekindellina euthysepta, Fusulinella iowensis, F. matura

Table 3. Correlation of Middle/Upper Carboniferous fusulinids in Eurasia and North America

Eurasia North America
Rauserites quasiarcticus
(Dorogomilovian)
MS-1 First zone of Triticites and Eowaeringella
Montiparus montiparus
(Khamovnichenian)
DS-5,4 Upper zone of Fusulina and lower zone of Fusulina
Protriticites pseudomontiparus-
Obsoletes obsoletus (Krevyakinian)
DS-2b,3 Middle-Upper zone Beedeina and Upper zone of Wedekindellina
Protriticites ovatus-
Praeobsoletes burkemensis

(late Moscovian, late Myachkovian)
DS-1b,2a Lower zone of Beedeina:
Beedeina eurytensis, B. leei, B. pumila
Fusulinella bocki (late Moscovian, early Myachkovian) DS-1a Lower zone of Wedekindellina:
Wedekindellina euthysepta, Fusulinella iowensis, F. matura

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