Karauldyndala, Southeast Pamir (Triassic to of Tajikistan)

Where: Tajikistan (37.9° N, 73.6° E: paleocoordinates 25.7° N, 52.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Shaimak Formation, Carnian to Carnian (237.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• Upper Carnian to lower Norian age

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 40-200 m thick Shaimak Fm. with massiv light reef limestones

Size class: macrofossils

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 139925: authorized by George Stanley, entered by Hannah Shepherd on 21.02.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Zardinophyllidae
"Lubowastraea prima" = Pachysolenia
"Lubowastraea prima" = Pachysolenia stony coral
Holotype PIN 4598/21