Simeh-Kuh section, C-12. Unit L21 (Ordovician of Iran)

Where: Iran (36.2° N, 54.2° E: paleocoordinates 20.8° S, 142.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Lenodus pseudoplanus conodont zone, Upper Member (Lashkarak Formation), Darriwilian (467.3 - 458.4 Ma)

• Collected from Unit L22. (Renumbered L21).

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified, fine-grained sandstone and siltstone

• fine grained sandstone and siltstone with numerous echinoderm thecae, brachiopods, bryozoans and trilobites

Size classes: macrofossils, microfossils

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: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 186095: authorized by Pete Wagner, entered by Pete Wagner on 10.06.2017

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Leptellinidae
Lepidomena multiplicata n. sp. Popov et al. 2016
Ishimia inflata n. sp. Popov et al. 2016
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Bellimurina fluctuosa Popov et al. 2016
Rhynchonellata
 Orthida - Orthidae
Craniata
 Craniida - Craniidae
Rhombifera
 Caryocystitida - Caryocystitidae
Heliocrinites sp. Eichwald 1840
Diploporita
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 Aristocystitoida - Aristocystitidae
 Glyptosphaeritidacea - Glyptosphaeritidae
Glyptosphaerites sp. Müller 1854