Surmaq-Yazd Road, Kuh-e-Hambast (Permian of Iran)

Also known as Reef 480

Where: Iran (31.0° N, 52.9° E: paleocoordinates 27.1° S, 50.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Surmaq Formation, Roadian (272.3 - 268.8 Ma)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reef limestones with sponges, corals, bryozoans

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan, A. Hamedani, and K. Rashidi. 2007. Sponges from the Permian of Hambast Mountains, south of Abadeh, central Iran. Facies 53(4):575-614 [W. Kiessling/U. Merkel]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 75767: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Uta Merkel on 29.10.2007, edited by Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Brachiopoda
  -
Brachiopoda indet. Cuvier 1805
Stenolaemata
 Fenestrida - Fenestellidae
Minilya sp. Crockford 1944
Spinofenestella sp. Termier and Termier 1971
 Fenestrida - Acanthocladiidae
 Trepostomida - Dyscritellidae
 Cystoporida - Fistuliporidae
Eridopora parasitica Waagen and Wentzel 1886
Fistulipora "sp. 1" McCoy 1850
Fistulipora "sp. 2" McCoy 1850
Fistulipora monticulosa Nikiforova 1933
Fistulipora sawatai Sakagami 1999
 Trepostomata -
Ascidiacea
 Khmeriamorpha - Khmeriidae
Imilce newelli sea squirt
Demospongea
 Lithistida - Astylospongiidae
Raanespongia iranica n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
 Agelasida - Guadalupiidae
"Imbricatocoelia cf. paucipora" = Imbricatocoelia ramosa, Cystothalamia surmaqensis n. sp.
"Imbricatocoelia cf. paucipora" = Imbricatocoelia ramosa Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
Cystothalamia surmaqensis n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Discosiphonella iranica n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
Amblysiphonella hambastensis n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Stylocoelia circopora Wu 1991 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Hambastella cumcassa n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
Hambastella sincassa n. gen. n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
Heptatubispongia symmetrica Rigby and Senowbari-Daryan 1996 demosponge
Preperonidella cf. recta Hinde 1893 demosponge
subsp. grossa
 Agelasida - Maeandrostiidae
? Maeandrostia dubia n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
Maeandrostia kansasensis Girty 1908 demosponge
Surmaqella pustulata n. gen. n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 2007 demosponge
 Agelasida - Girtyocoeliidae
Sollasia ostiolata Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Exaulipora permica Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
Platythalamiella "sp. 1" Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
? Platythalamiella "sp. 2" Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
Parauvanella minima Senowbari-Daryan 1990 demosponge
? Colospongia sp. Laube 1865 demosponge
Colospongia cortexifera Senowbari-Daryan and Rigby 1988 demosponge
Disjectoporidae
  - Disjectoporidae
Disjectopora
  - Disjectoporidae
Disjectopora beipeiensis Fan et al. 1991
Disjectoporidae
  - Disjectoporidae
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales - Dasycladaceae
Archaeolithoporella
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Nigriporellidae
  - Nigriporellidae