Padeha (Cretaceous of Iran)

Where: Iran (36.1° N, 60.7° E: paleocoordinates 26.0° N, 65.4° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Abderaz Formation, Santonian (86.3 - 83.6 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; poorly lithified, glauconitic lime mudstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ),

Primary reference: A. Ghaderi and L. Villier. 2013. First record of the Late Cretaceous starfish Metopaster parkinsoni (Forbes, 1848) in Iran. Annales de paléontologie 99:91-100 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 145483: authorized by Loic Villier, entered by Loic Villier on 03.06.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Valvatida - Goniasteridae
Metopaster parkinsoni Forbes 1848 sea star
 Ichnofossils -
Zoophycos sp. Massalongo 1855