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 - 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
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Actinastrea ramosa Sowerby 1832 stony coral
"Enallocoenia crassoramosa" = Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Rhipidogyra ruetimeyeri Koby 1888 stony coral
Rhipidogyra flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Rhipidogyra cf. flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
"Kologyra aldingeri" = Placogyra aldingeri Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Microphyllia contorta Koby 1885 stony coral
Trigerastraea serialis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Collignonastraea meandra d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Microsolena koechlini" = Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
Microsolena verdati Koby 1889 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria M'Coy 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina kachensis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Stylina micrommata Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
Heliocoenia gracilis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Adelocoenia parvistella Alloiteau 1961 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia cf. slovenica" = Adelocoenia parvistella Alloiteau 1961 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cyathophoridae
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cladophylliidae
Cladophyllia excelsa Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Coscinaraeidae
Craterastraea crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Heterocoeniidae
Acanthogyra multiformis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Acanthogyra columnaris Ogilvie 1897 stony coral