Aghdarband Agh75/35 (Triassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (36.0° N, 60.9° E: paleocoordinates 33.6° S, 58.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Sina Formation, Longobardian (242.0 - 235.0 Ma)

• Faqir Marl bed at base of Shale Member

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified carbonate

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: M. Siblík. 1991. Triassic brachiopods from Ahgdarband (NE-Iran). Abhandlungen der Geologischen Bundesanstalt 38:165-174 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 117903: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 28.09.2011

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Taxonomic list

• Strongly tectonized, perhaps a secondary mixture
 Spiriferinida - Mentzeliidae
Tethyspira persis Siblík 1991
 Ceratitida - Arcestidae
Proarcestes sp. Mojsisovic 1893 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Joannitidae
Romanites simionescui Kittl 1908 ceratite
 Ceratitida - Lobitidae
Lobites ellipticus Hauer 1860 ceratite