Caparay Ghar Section 1C, Bed 34, Wardak (Permian of Afghanistan)

Where: Afghanistan (34.1° N, 68.5° E: paleocoordinates 31.7° S, 62.2° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Wardak Formation, Kungurian (279.3 - 272.3 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, shelly/skeletal, black, carbonaceous wackestone

• Black carbonaceous bioclastic and gritty limestone, uniformly bedded. Black carbonaceous limestone with diverse facies, more or less interbedded (algal, bioclastic, oolitic, crystalline, sublithographic, etc.) in decimeter-scale beds.

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: G. Termier, H. Termier, A.F. Lapparent and P. Marin. 1974. Monographie du Permo-Carbonifère de Wardak (Afghanistan Central). Documents des Laboratoires de Géologie de la Faculté des Sciences de Lyon, Hors Série 2:1-165 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 88263: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.04.2009

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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 Fusulinina - Geinitzinidae
Fusulinina
 Earlandiacea - Tuberitinidae
 Palaeotextularoidea - Biseriamminidae
Strophomenata
 Productida - Echinoconchidae
"Karavankina wardakensis" = Vediproductus punctatiformis
"Karavankina wardakensis" = Vediproductus punctatiformis Chao 1927
Rhynchonellata
 Terebratulida - Notothyrididae
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferellinidae
 Spiriferida - Spiriferidae
Sergospirifer marini n. sp. Termier et al. 1974
Bivalvia
 Myalinida - Myalinidae
Myalina sp. de Koninck 1842 clam
Orthomyalina sp. Newell 1942 clam
 Pectinida - Aviculopectinidae
Marinopecten caparayensis n. gen. n. sp. Termier et al. 1974 scallop
Gastropoda
 Bellerophontida - Bellerophontidae
"Bellerophon khairliensis" = Pharkidonotus khairliensis
"Bellerophon khairliensis" = Pharkidonotus khairliensis Reed 1944 snail
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestraliidae
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Triploporellaceae
? Gyroporella sp. Gümbel 1872
 Dasycladales - Seletonellaceae
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Cornuspiridae
 Miliolida - Miliolidae