Vedi River, Gnishik Fm (Permian of Armenia)

Where: Armenia (40.0° N, 44.9° E: paleocoordinates 8.2° S, 41.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Gnishik Formation, Wordian (268.8 - 265.1 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lithified limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: I. P. Morozova. 1970. Mshanki Pozdnei Permi. Akademiya Nauk SSSR, Trudy Paleontologicheskogo Instituta 122:1-346 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 113805: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 05.08.2011

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Taxonomic list

Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
"Fenestella araxensis" = Rectifenestella araxensis, "Fenestella submicroporata" = Rectifenestella submicroporata, "Fenestella vediensis" = Fabifenestella vediensis
"Fenestella araxensis" = Rectifenestella araxensis Nikiforova 1933
"Fenestella submicroporata" = Rectifenestella submicroporata Schulga-Nesterenko 1952
"Fenestella vediensis" = Fabifenestella vediensis Morozova 1965
 Fenestrida - Septoporidae
Septopora flabellata Nikiforova 1933
 Fenestrida - Polyporidae
Polypora tubulosa Nikiforova 1933
"Polypora praepluriformis" = Mackinneyella praepluriformis Morozova 1965
Reteporidra orientalis Sakagami and Akagi 1961
 Trepostomida - Araxoporidae
Paralioclema eplicatum Morozova 1965
Paralioclema minax Morozova 1965
 Rhabdomesida - Rhabdomesidae
Rhabdomeson floriferum2 Shishova 1964
Anthozoa
 Rugosa -
"Ufimia alternata" = Praetachylasma alternatum1
"Ufimia alternata" = Praetachylasma alternatum1 Huang 1932 horn coral
 Stauriida - Yatsengiidae
Yatsengia asiatica1 Huang 1932 horn coral
 Stauriida - Lophophyllidiidae
 Stauriida - Waagenophyllidae
"Wentzelella subtimorica" = Ipciphyllum subtimoricum1, "Wentzelella canalifera" = Parawentzelella canalifera1, "Wentzelella szechuanensis" = Szechuanophyllum szechuanense1, "Lonsdaleia volzi" = Wentzellophyllum volzi1, Wentzelella armenica1
"Wentzelella subtimorica" = Ipciphyllum subtimoricum1 Huang 1932 horn coral
"Wentzelella canalifera" = Parawentzelella canalifera1 Mansuy 1913 horn coral
"Wentzelella szechuanensis" = Szechuanophyllum szechuanense1 Huang 1932 horn coral
"Lonsdaleia volzi" = Wentzellophyllum volzi1 Yabe and Hayasaka 1915 horn coral
var. alpha
 Stauriida - Axophyllidae