Kuh-e Kaftar, sponge reef (Triassic to of Iran)

Also known as Reef 76

Where: Esfahan, Iran (32.9° N, 51.9° E: paleocoordinates 2.5° N, 40.5° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Nayband Formation, Norian to Norian (228.0 - 201.3 Ma)

• ?Norian-Rhaetian, lower part of the section

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• sponge dominated reef limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: K. Rashidi and B. Senowbari-Daryan. 2011. Sponges from a section of the Upper Triassic Nayband Formation, northeast of Esfahan, central Iran. Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums Wien A 113:309-371 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117469: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 21.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

Hydrozoa
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella norica Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Nevadathalamia sp. Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Nevadathalamia variabilis Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Welteria hamedanii Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Deningeria cf. tenuireticulata Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1993 demosponge
Deningeria tabasensis Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Panormida bisiphonata Senowbari-Daryan 2009 demosponge
Paradeningeria alpina Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
Senowbaridaryana raretrabeculata Boiko 1991 demosponge
 Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae
Molengraaffia regularis Vinassa de Regny 1915 demosponge
Anguispongia parva Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Amblysiphonella "sp. 1" Steinmann 1882 demosponge
Amblysiphonella "sp. 2" Steinmann 1882 demosponge
Amblysiphonella "sp. 3" Steinmann 1882 demosponge
Amblysiphonella torabii n. sp. Rashidi and Senowbari-Daryan 2011 demosponge
Amblysiphonella bisiphonata n. sp. Rashidi and Senowbari-Daryan 2011 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae
Marawandia iranica Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
Sestrostomella robusta Zittel 1878 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Permocorynella maxima, Permocorynella cf. maxima, "Peronidella norica" = Preperonidella norica, "Peronidella pilleri n. sp." = Preperonidella pilleri
Permocorynella maxima Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
Permocorynella cf. maxima Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
"Peronidella norica" = Preperonidella norica Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
"Peronidella pilleri n. sp." = Preperonidella pilleri Rashidi and Senowbari-Daryan 2011 demosponge
 Agelasida - Annaecoeliidae
Annaecoelia parva Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Annaecoelia mirabilis Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
 Agelasida - Thaumastocoeliidae
Musandamia gosaukammensis Senowbari-Daryan 1994 demosponge
Naybandella prosiphonata Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Parauvanella spinosa n. sp. Rashidi and Senowbari-Daryan 2011 demosponge
Kashanella irregularis Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
  - Tabasiidae
Tabasia maxima Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Tabasia media Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Tabasia minima Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Chaetetidae "indet. 1" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Chaetetidae "indet. 2" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Chaetetidae "indet. 3" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Chaetetidae "indet. 4" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Chaetetidae "indet. 5" Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 demosponge
Hexactinellida
  -
Hexactinellida indet. Schmidt 1870 glass sponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
? Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge