Sare Pori, Devalak Formation (Silurian of Afghanistan)

Where: Vardak, Afghanistan (34.3° N, 68.5° E: paleocoordinates 34.4° N, 68.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Devalak Formation, Llandovery (443.4 - 433.4 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified limestone and lithified siliciclastic

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: S. S. Karapetov, V. L. Leleshus, and I. I. Sonin. 1975. Stratigrafiya i tabulyaty silura Afganistana [Stratigraphy and Tabulata of the Silurian in Afghanistan]. Byulleten Moskovskogo Obshchestva Ispytateley Prirody, Otdel geologicheskiy 50(4):95-106 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 79344: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 03.03.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Favositida - Favositidae
Favosites afghanicus n. sp. Karapetov et al. 1975 tabulate coral
Favosites gothlandicus Lamarck 1816 tabulate coral
Favosites favosus Goldfuss 1826 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Halysitidae
Catenipora exilis Eichwald 1829 tabulate coral
 Heliolitida - Heliolitidae