Faqir Marl Bed, Aghdarband, Khorassan (Triassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (36.0° N, 60.8° E: paleocoordinates 34.1° S, 59.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Frankites regoledanus ammonoid zone, Shale Member (Sina Formation), Ladinian (242.0 - 237.0 Ma)

• Faqir Marl Bed, Shale Member, Sina Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: deep subtidal; lithified shale

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: chemical, mechanical, sieve,

Primary reference: E. Kristan-Tollmann. 1991. Echinoderms from the Middle Triassic Sina Formation (Aghdarband Group) in NE Iran. Abhandlungen Geologischen Bundesanstalt 38:175-194 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 97874: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 04.09.2010, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Apodida - Achistridae
Achistrum triassicum Frizzell and Exline 1955 sea cucumber
 Apodida - Myriotrochidae
Acanthotheelia spinosa Frizzell and Exline 1955 sea cucumber
 Dendrochirotida - Calclamnidae
Eocaudina guembeli sea cucumber
Eocaudina cassianensis Frizzell and Exline 1955 sea cucumber
  - Kaliobullitidae
Kaliobullites umbo sea cucumber
 Holocrinida - Holocrinidae
 Encrinida - Traumatocrinidae
Traumatocrinus caudex Dittmar 1866 Sea lily
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Balanocrinus sp. Agassiz 1847 Sea lily
 Roveacrinida - Somphocrinidae
Osteocrinus ? rectus Frizzell and Exline 1955 Sea lily
Osteocrinus aghdarbandensis n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann 1991 Sea lily
Entrochus sp. Hofer 1760 Sea lily
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
Bythocypris sp. Brady 1880 ostracod
 Podocopida - Acratiidae
Acratia sp. Delo 1930 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Ptychobairdia ruttneri n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann 1991 ostracod
Bairdia sp. M'Coy 1844 ostracod
Bairdiacypris sp. Bradfield 1935 ostracod
 Podocopida -
Triadohealdia sp. Kristan-Tollmann 1971 ostracod
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
 Podocopida -
Aneisohealdia cf. labiata Kristan-Tollmann 1971 ostracod
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
 Myodocopida - Polycopidae
Polycope aghdarbandensis n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann 1991 ostracod