Zeravshan-Hissar mountain region, Turkparidinskogo Type, Khavsakskiye Layer (Devonian of Tajikistan)

Where: Tajikistan (39.0° N, 69.0° E: paleocoordinates 9.1° S, 74.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Verkhneargskaya Formation, Lochkovian (419.2 - 410.8 Ma)

• Gedinnian; The Khavsakskiye Layer forms the upper part of the Verkhneargskaya Suite and has a thickness of 150m.

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; dolomitic limestone

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Primary reference: A. I. Lavrusevich, V. I. Lavrusevich, and V. D. Saltovskaya. 1973. Daunton i nizhniy devon Zeravshano-Gissarskoy gornoy oblasti. The Downtonian and lower Devonian of the Zeravshan-Hissar mountain region. Sovetskaya Geologiya 12:10-25 [M. Aberhan/S. Nurnberg/S. Nurnberg]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 45789: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 02.12.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Girvanella
  -
Girvanella sp. Nicholson and Etheridge 1878
unclassified
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Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Douvillinidae
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Athyrididae
 Spiriferida - Delthyrididae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
 Rhynchonellida - Camarotoechiidae
Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae
Heliolites sp. Dana 1846 tabulate coral
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
 Cystiphyllida - Holmophyllidae
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
"Lythophyllum sokolovi" = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum)
"Lythophyllum sokolovi" = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum) horn coral
 Stauriida - Ptenophyllidae
 Stauriida - Mucophyllidae
 Stauriida - Ketophyllidae
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
 Stauriida - Lykophyllidae
  -
Stromatoporoidea
 Syringostromatida - Coenostromatidae