Sharukkar, Lesser Caucasus (Jurassic of Azerbaijan)

Also known as Reef 3679

Where: Azerbaijan (40.6° N, 46.1° E: paleocoordinates 29.5° N, 51.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Early/Lower Kimmeridgian (155.7 - 150.8 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• coral bioherm

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. G. Babayev. 1970. Biostratigrafiya verkhneyurskikh otlozheniy Malogo Kavkaza (Azerbaydzhana) po skleraktiniyam [Upper Jurassic biostratigraphy of the Lesser Caucasus (Azerbaidzhan) based on scleractinians]. in Mezozoyskiye korally SSSR [Mesozoic corals of the USSR], Papers of II Allunion Symposium on fossil corals of the USSR (4)81-92 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78467: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.02.2008, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina tubulifera Phillips 1829 stony coral
Stylosmilia suevica Becker 1875 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acroporidae
Diplocoenia clathrata Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Favia" thurmanni stony coral