Oshten-Fisht Mountains, Caucasus (Jurassic of Russian Federation)

Also known as Reef 2017

Where: Adygeya, Russian Federation (44.0° N, 39.9° E: paleocoordinates 2.9° N, 49.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: N. S. Bendukidze. 1982. Pozdneyurskiye korally rifogennykh otlozheniy Kavkaza i Kryma [Upper Jurassic corals from the reef deposits of the Caucasus and Crimea]. Akademiya Nauk Gruzinskoy SSR, Geologicheskiy Institut imeni A I Dzhanelidze, Trudy 74:1-166 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 90019: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.06.2009

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
Amphiastrea aff. gracilis Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia cf. marcou Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Complexastrea dobroljubovae n. sp. Bendukidze 1982 stony coral
"Complexastrea aff. lobata" = Complexastrea seriata Turnsek 1972 stony coral
Clausastrea querolensis Alloiteau 1960 stony coral