Also known as Close to the Shahrud University mine at about 8.5 km north of the Kalat-e Molla village.
Where: Iran (36.4° N, 54.7° E: paleocoordinates 20.7° S, 143.3° E)
• coordinate stated in text
• outcrop-level geographic resolution
When: Lenodus variabilis - Lenodus pseudoplanus conodont zone, Lashkarak Formation, Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)
• Lower Darriwillian
• bed-level stratigraphic resolution
Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, gray sandstone and pebbly conglomerate
Size class: macrofossils
Collection methods: acetic,
• The nodules have been slightly etched with dilute acetic acid to free the moulds from their attached shells.
Primary reference: L. E. Popov, M. R. Kebriaee-Zadeh, and M. Ghobadi Pour. 2016. Emergence of the Saucrorthis Fauna in the Middle Ordovician of northern Iran. Australasian Palaeontological Memoirs 49:485-514 [P. Wagner/P. Wagner]more details
Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis
PaleoDB collection 186093: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.06.2017
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