Daruish and Portuguese (Pleistocene to of Iran)

Also known as Reef 3988

Where: Iran (26.5° N, 54.0° E: paleocoordinates 26.5° N, 54.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Pleistocene to Middle Pleistocene (0.8 - 0.0 Ma)

• 252-213 (MIS 7) and 148-100 ka (MIS 5) (ESR and Th/U dated). Two horizons with same corals

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; reef rocks

Size class: macrofossils

Preservation: original aragonite

Primary reference: Z. K. Mossadegh, J. Parker, E. Gischler, W. Oschmann, D. Blakeway and A. Eisenhauer. 2013. Palaeoecology of well-preserved coral communities in a siliciclastic environment from the Late Pleistocene (MIS 7), Kish Island, Persian Gulf (Iran): the development of low-relief reef frameworks (biostromes) in increasingly restricted environments. International Journal of Earth Sciences (102)545-570 [W. Kiessling/M. Krause]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 164152: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Mihaela Krause on 24.11.2014

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Arcida - Arcidae
Scapharca sp. Gray 1847 clam
 Arcida - Glycymerididae
Glycymeris pectunculus Linnaeus 1758 clam
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Pectinidae indet. Wilkes 1810 scallop
Annachlamys sp. Iredale 1939 scallop
 Pectinida - Placunidae
Placuna sp. Lightfoot 1786 scallop
 Ostreida - Gryphaeidae
Hyotissa hyotis Linnaeus 1758 Honeycomb Oyster
 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Alectryonella plicatula Lamarck 1801 oyster
Saccostrea cuccullata Born 1778 oyster
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Ostreida - Pteriidae
Pteria sp. Scopoli 1777 pearl oyster
Pinctada sp. Ršding 1798 pearl oyster
"Pinctada radiata" = Pinctada imbricata Röding 1798 pearl oyster
Pinctada margaritifera Linnaeus 1758 pearl oyster
 Mytilida - Mytilidae
 Cardiida - Chamidae
Chama sp. Linnaeus 1758 jewel box
Chama pacifica Broderip 1834 jewel box
 Cardiida - Mactridae
Mactra sp. Linnaeus 1767 clam
 Cardiida - Veneridae
Marcia sp. Adams and A 1857 venus clam
Lioconcha ornata Dillwyn 1817 venus clam
 Cardiida - Solecurtidae
Solecurtus sp. Blainville 1824 clam
 Cardiida - Tellinidae
"Tellina scobinata" = Scutarcopagia scobinata Linnaeus 1758 tellin clam
Tellina palatam Iredale 1929 tellin clam
 Cardiida - Psammobiidae
Psammobiidae indet. Fleming 1828 clam
 Cardiida - Cardiidae
Trachycardium lacunosum Reeve 1845 cockle
Tridacna sp. Bruguière 1797 cockle
 Lucinida - Lucinidae
Codakia tigerina Linnaeus 1758 clam
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Merulinidae
Goniastrea sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
Favites sp. Link 1807 stony coral
Platygyra daedalea Ellis and Solander 1786 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
Favia sp. Oken 1815 stony coral