Istehbanat (Oligocene of Iran)

Where: Iran (29.1° N, 54.0° E: paleocoordinates 22.2° N, 48.4° E)

When: Rupelian (33.9 - 28.1 Ma)

Environment/lithology: marine; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J. C. Tyler. 2000. Arambourgthurus, a new genus of hypurostegic surgeonfish (Acanthuridae) from the Oligocene of Iran, with a phylogeny of the Nasinae. Geodiversitas 22(4):525-537 [M. Uhen/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 185490: authorized by Mark Uhen, entered by Mark Uhen on 24.04.2017

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Taxonomic list

 Acanthuriformes - Acanthuridae
Arambourgthurus scombrurus n. gen. Arambourg 1956