W of Kuh-e-Echellon (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (32.4° N, 56.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.4° S, 42.8° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baghamshah Formation, Bathonian to Bathonian (168.3 - 161.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, fine-grained siliciclastic sediments and lithified marl

• unfossiliferous basinal facies
• thick package of fine -grained siliciclastics with a variable amount of marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich. 2003. Jurassic corals of east-central Iran. Beringeria 32:1-138 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41411: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
Chomatoseris iranensis Flügel 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria mettensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia sessilis Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Favia" sp. Oken 1815 stony coral
Favia sp. B