Arysu, Lesser Caucasus (Jurassic of Azerbaijan)

Also known as Reef 3683

Where: Azerbaijan (40.5° N, 45.7° E: paleocoordinates 28.9° N, 51.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Tithonian (150.8 - 145.0 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 78478: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.02.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
"Calamophyllia etalloni" = Calamophylliopsis etalloni
"Calamophyllia etalloni" = Calamophylliopsis etalloni Koby 1884 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia cf. virgulina Etallon 1864 stony coral