Bitlis-Pötürge Massif, Meydan Fm (Devonian of Turkey)

Where: Turkey (38.2° N, 41.3° E: paleocoordinates 32.1° S, 58.1° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Meydan Formation, Late/Upper Frasnian (379.5 - 376.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; limestone and floatstone

• clayey limestone bed

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: J. Denayer and I. Hoşgör. 2021. First report of Devonian corals from the Bitlis-Pötürge Massif (SE Turkey): a rare occurrence of corals on the northern margin of Gondwana. Geologica Acta 19(1):1-11 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 219035: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 10.03.2021

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
Macgeea desioi Schouppé 1965 horn coral
Peneckiella cf. teicherti Hill 1954 horn coral
Pseudopexiphyllum supradevonicum Penecke 1903 horn coral
Frechastraea schafferi Penecke 1903 horn coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora reticulata Blainville 1830 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Scoliopora sp. Lang et al. 1940 tabulate coral
Alveolites ex gr. suborbicularis Lamarck 1801 tabulate coral