Shakhverdlyar, Lesser Caucasus (Jurassic of Azerbaijan)

Also known as Reef 3682

Where: Azerbaijan (39.7° N, 46.6° E: paleocoordinates 28.9° N, 52.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Kimmeridgian (157.3 - 152.1 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• coral biostrome

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: R. G. Babayev. 1970. Biostratigrafiya verkhneyurskikh otlozheniy Malogo Kavkaza (Azerbaydzhana) po skleraktiniyam [Upper Jurassic biostratigraphy of the Lesser Caucasus (Azerbaidzhan) based on scleractinians]. in Mezozoyskiye korally SSSR [Mesozoic corals of the USSR], Papers of II Allunion Symposium on fossil corals of the USSR (4)81-92 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 78475: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 07.02.2008

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Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Heliocoenia aff. variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
"Montlivaltia valfinensis" = Epistreptophyllum valfinensis
"Montlivaltia valfinensis" = Epistreptophyllum valfinensis de Fromentel and Ferry 1865 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria gracilis M√ľnster 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
"Microsolena dubia" = Mesomorpha dubia
"Microsolena dubia" = Mesomorpha dubia Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Stephanocoenia furcata" = Actinastrea furcata
"Stephanocoenia furcata" = Actinastrea furcata Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Dimorphocoenia shachverdljarensis n. sp. Babayev 1970 stony coral