Bortepa River Valley (Triassic of Tajikistan)

Also known as Bortepa River Valley, Tajikistan

Where: Tajikistan (37.5° N, 74.7° E: paleocoordinates 30.9° N, 60.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Bortepa Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section,

Primary reference: G. K. Melnikova. 2001. Atlas Triasovykh Bespozvonochnykh Pamira. In A. Yu. Rozanov, A. A. Shevyrev (eds.), Atlas Triasovykh Bespozvonochnykh Pamira [Atlas of Triassic Invertebrates of the Pamir] 30-80 [G. Stanley/G. Stanley]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 138588: authorized by George Stanley, entered by Hannah Shepherd on 22.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Palaeostraea iljinae
Holotype. PIN, no. 4598/55, 3 specimen fragments from this locale
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha reimani Melnikova 1967 stony coral
15 specimens from this locale
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
89 specimens from this locale
Astraeomorpha confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
12 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
35 specimens from this locale
"Paradistichophyllum dichotomum" = Retiophyllia dichotoma Melnikova 1975 stony coral
147 specimens from this locale
Retiophyllia langobardica Stoppani 1857 stony coral
52 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia multigranulata stony coral
Holotype. PIN, no. 4598/50, 13 specimens fragments from this locale
 Scleractinia - Curtoseriidae
"Curtoseries kuschilini" = Curtoseris
"Curtoseries kuschilini" = Curtoseris stony coral
3 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia paradoxa Melnikova 1968 stony coral
7 specimens from this locale
Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli Winkler 1861 stony coral
116 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Pamiroseris multiseptata stony coral
7 specimens from this locale
Pamiroseris meriani Stoppani 1858 stony coral
32 specimens from this locale
Pamiroseris rectilamellosa Winkler 1861 stony coral
7 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis cognata stony coral
Holotype. PIN, no. 4598/6, 13 specimen fragments from this locale
Stylophyllopsis rudis Emmrich 1853 stony coral
7 specimens from this locale
Pamirophyllum pamiricum Melnikova 1972 stony coral
Holotype. PIN, no. 4598/15
Stylophyllum bortepensis stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/10, 43 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae
Cuifastraea tenuiseptata stony coral
5 specimens from this locale
Cuifastraea granulata Melnikova 1983 stony coral
Holotype PIN, no. 4598/70, 20 specimens from this locale