Sharukkar, Lesser Caucasus (Jurassic of Azerbaijan)

Also known as Reef 3675

Where: Azerbaijan (40.6° N, 46.1° E: paleocoordinates 29.7° N, 51.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

• coral-chaetetid biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. G. Babayev. 1970. Biostratigrafiya verkhneyurskikh otlozheniy Malogo Kavkaza (Azerbaydzhana) po skleraktiniyam [Upper Jurassic biostratigraphy of the Lesser Caucasus (Azerbaidzhan) based on scleractinians]. in Mezozoyskiye korally SSSR [Mesozoic corals of the USSR], Papers of II Allunion Symposium on fossil corals of the USSR (4)81-92 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78421: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.02.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina lobata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
"Cryptocoenia thiessingi" = Stylina thiessingi Koby 1881 stony coral
"Heliocoenia abichi" = Heliocoenia carpathica Morycowa 1964 stony coral
Heliocoenia bendukidzeae Babayev 1973 stony coral
Heliocoenia etalloni Koby 1881 stony coral
Cryptocoenia castellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Cryptocoenia octosepta Etallon 1864 stony coral
Cyathophora parva Babaev 1964 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
"Isastrea cf. thurmanni" = Microphyllia thurmanni
"Isastrea cf. thurmanni" = Microphyllia thurmanni Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Calamophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Kobyastraeidae
"Thamnasteria lomontiana" = Kobyastraea lomontiana
"Thamnasteria lomontiana" = Kobyastraea lomontiana Etallon 1864 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
"Cryptocoenia sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata
"Cryptocoenia sexradiata" = Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Cladophyllia ramea Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Brevimaeandra alizadei Babaev 1964 stony coral
Isastrea bernensis Etallon 1864 stony coral