Kuh-e-Echellon (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (32.4° N, 57.0° E: paleocoordinates 13.5° S, 42.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baghamshah Formation, Bathonian to Bathonian (168.3 - 161.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, fine-grained siliciclastic sediments and lithified marl

• unfossiliferous basinal facies
• thick package of fine -grained siliciclastics with a variable amount of marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich. 2003. Jurassic corals of east-central Iran. Beringeria 32:1-138 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41410: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia hexaphyllia" = Adelocoenia hexaphyllia, Stylina kachensis, Heliocoenia variabilis, "Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica
"Pseudocoenia hexaphyllia" = Adelocoenia hexaphyllia d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Stylina kachensis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia polymorpha Koby 1906 stony coral
Dimorphastraea renevieri Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Dendraraea cf. dendroidea Ferry 1861 stony coral
Trochoplegma tenuilamellosa Gregory 1900 stony coral
Microsolena verdati Koby 1889 stony coral
Microsolena amorpha Gregory 1900 stony coral
Microsolena cf. amorpha Gregory 1900 stony coral
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Chomatoseris iranensis Flügel 1966 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Craterastraea crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Craterastraea aff. crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia cf. semisulcata Michelin 1843 stony coral
Codonosmilia elegans Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria M'Coy 1851 stony coral
Montlivaltia cornutiformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Montlivaltia crassisepta Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Montlivaltia caryophyllata Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Montlivaltia decipiens Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
Montlivaltia moeschi Koby 1883 stony coral
Montlivaltia trochoides Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Montlivaltia greppini Koby 1883 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Ampakabastraea exserta Gregory 1900 stony coral
[entered as Ambakabastraea exserta]