NW of Esfak (Jurassic of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (34.2° N, 56.8° E: paleocoordinates 15.1° S, 43.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Korond (Base) Formation, Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Formation BASE

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified carbonate

• Rare debris flows at the base of the formation occasionally contain corals

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich. 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 41422: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004, edited by Mihaela Krause

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Demospongiae
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Preperonidella "sp. 2" Finks et al. 2004 demosponge
Calcarea
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
Seriespongia iranica Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2020 calcareous sponge
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Coscinaraeidae
Craterastraea crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Acanthogyra multiformis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Acanthogyra columnaris Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
"Kologyra aldingeri" = Placogyra aldingeri Geyer 1955 stony coral
Rhipidogyra flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Rhipidogyra cf. flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Rhipidogyra ruetimeyeri Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Collignonastraea meandra d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Microphyllia contorta Koby 1885 stony coral
Trigerastraea serialis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena verdati Koby 1889 stony coral
"Microsolena koechlini" = Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
Cladophyllia excelsa Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Adelocoenia parvistella Alloiteau 1961 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia cf. slovenica" = Adelocoenia parvistella Alloiteau 1961 stony coral
Stylina kachensis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Stylina micrommata Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
Heliocoenia gracilis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria M'Coy 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea ramosa Sowerby 1832 stony coral
"Enallocoenia crassoramosa" = Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Columnaphyllia cf. tithonica Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral