Mount Caraghsang, beds 10-11 (Devonian of Afghanistan)

Also known as Reef 1475

Where: Ghazni, Afghanistan (33.6° N, 67.9° E: paleocoordinates 28.9° S, 98.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dewal Formation, Frasnian (382.7 - 372.2 Ma)

• beds 10-11, 4.50 m thick

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified bindstone and lithified framestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Mistiaen. 1985. Phénomènes récifaux dans le Dévonien d'Afghanistan (Montagnes Centrales) - Analyse et systématique des Stromatopores. Societe Geologique du Nord (11)1-381 [W. Kiessling/F. Reichel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 84704: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.11.2008

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
Rhynchonellata
 Spiriferida - Cyrtospiriferidae
 Orthida - Schizophoriidae
Schizophoria sp. King 1850
 Atrypida -
Atrypacea indet. Gill 1871
Anthozoa
 Stauriida - Disphyllidae
Disphyllidae indet. Hill 1939 horn coral
Hexagonaria sp. Gürich 1896 horn coral
 Auloporida - Auloporidae
Auloporidae indet. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1850 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolites sp. Lamarck 1801 tabulate coral
 Favositida -
Dendropora sp. Michelin 1846 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
Stromatoporoidea
 Stromatoporellida - Stromatoporellidae
Clathrocoilona spissa Lecompte 1951 stromatoporoid sponge
 Syringostromatida - Stachyoditidae
? Stachyodes sp. Bargatzky 1881 stromatoporoid sponge
Sphaerocodium
  -
Sphaerocodium sp. Rothpletz 1890
Renalcis
  - Chabakoviacea
Renalcis sp. Vologdin 1932