Zeravshan-Hissar mountain region, Obisafitskogo Type, Kuprukskiye Layer (Silurian of Tajikistan)

Where: Tajikistan (39.0° N, 69.0° E: paleocoordinates 11.8° S, 75.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• basin-level geographic resolution

When: Verkhneargskaya Formation, Pridoli (423.0 - 419.2 Ma)

• Downtonian; The Kuprukskiye Layer forms the lower part of the Verkhneargskaya Suite and has a thickness of 350m.

• 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 45828: authorized by Martin Aberhan, entered by Sabine N├╝rnberg on 07.12.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

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Taxonomic list

Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Retziidae
 Atrypida - Lissatrypidae
Anthozoa
 Cystiphyllida - Tryplasmatidae
Tryplasma asiaticum horn coral
T. (=Pholiodophyllum) asiaticum
 Cystiphyllida - Cystiphyllidae
"Lythophyllum sokolovi" = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum)
"Lythophyllum sokolovi" = Cystiphylloides (Lythophyllum) horn coral