Karakulashu Mountain Pass (Triassic to of Tajikistan)

Also known as Karakul-Ashu Pass, Tajikistan

Where: Tajikistan (39.3° N, 73.5° E: paleocoordinates 49.6° N, 72.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

When: Bortepa Formation, Sevatian to Sevatian (212.0 - 201.3 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

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 138590: authorized by George Stanley, entered by Hannah Shepherd on 22.01.2013

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria rhaetica Melnikova 1996 stony coral
2 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
30 specimens from this locale
Astraeomorpha confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
10 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Palaeastraea iljinae stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/55, 3 specimens from this locale
Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
23 specimens from this locale
"Paradistichophyllum dichotomum" = Retiophyllia dichotoma Melnikova 1975 stony coral
70 specimens from this locale
Retiophyllia caespitosa Reuss 1864 stony coral
8 fragment specimens from this locale
Retiophyllia langobardica Stoppani 1857 stony coral
17 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
Margarosmilia minima stony coral
30 specimens from this locale
Margarosmilia multigranulata stony coral
7 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli Winkler 1861 stony coral
18 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Tropidastraeidae
Chevalieria grandis stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/66, 8 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Morycastraea eximia stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/78, 2 specimens from this locale
Crassistella parvula stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/120, 6 specimens from this locale
Pamiroseris multiseptata stony coral
5 specimens from this locale
Pamiroseris meriani Stoppani 1858 stony coral
40 specimens from this locale
Pamiroseris rectilamellosa Winkler 1861 stony coral
6 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis cognata stony coral
8 specimens from this locale
Stylophyllopsis rudis Emmrich 1853 stony coral
2 specimens from this locale
Stylophyllum bortepensis stony coral
32 specimens from this locale
 Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae
Cuifastraea granulata Melnikova 1983 stony coral
Holotype. PIN no. 4598/70, 3 specimens from this locale