Mount Sayed Tabib North, central part, bed 13 (Devonian of Afghanistan)

Also known as Reef 1475

Where: Ghazni, Afghanistan (33.9° N, 67.9° E: paleocoordinates 29.3° S, 106.3° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Dewal Formation, Givetian (387.7 - 382.7 Ma)

• bed 13, 6 m thick

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; lithified limestone

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 84666: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 06.11.2008

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Taxonomic list

 Chaetetida - Chaetetidae
Staphylopora "sp. 2" Le Maître 1956 demosponge
Stromatoporoidea indet. Nicholson and Murie 1878
 Favositida - Pachyporidae
Thamnopora sp. Steininger 1831 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Alveolitidae
Alveolitidae indet. Duncan 1872 tabulate coral
 Favositida - Coenitidae
Coenitidae indet. Sardeson 1896 tabulate coral
 Stauriida - Amplexidae
Siphonophrentis sp. O'Connell 1914 horn coral
 Stauriida - Phillipsastreidae
 Stauriida - Zaphrentidae
Heliophyllum sp. Hall 1846 horn coral