Sajtan river, Kattamardzanaj river area, SE Pamir (Triassic of Tajikistan)

Where: Tajikistan (38.0° N, 72.9° E: paleocoordinates 4.1° N, 62.7° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sajtan Member (Kattamardzanaj Formation), Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Upper Ladinian

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: perireef or subreef; lithified limestone and lithified sandstone

• green and green−brownish, massive and bedded lavas and volcanic breccias, tuffaceous breccias and other clastic deposits with embedded limestone fragments, boulders and bioherms

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: G. K. Melnikova and E. Roniewicz. 2007. The Middle Triassic scleractinia-like coral Furcophyllia from the Pamir Mountains. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 52(2):401-406 [W. Kiessling/A. Girndt]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75610: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Antje Girndt on 22.10.2007, edited by Uta Merkel and Hannah Shepherd

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Volzeiidae
Volzeia badiotica Volz 1896 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
Pachysolenia mardjanaica stony coral
Holotype PIN 4598/18
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
 Scleractinia -
Furcophyllia shaitanica n. sp. Melnikova and Roniewicz 2007 stony coral