Shakhtesai Subzone, Axial Zone, Pamirs, (Triassic of Tajikistan)

Also known as Reef 3247

Where: Tajikistan (37.8° N, 74.3° E: paleocoordinates 31.1° N, 59.6° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Chichkautek Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• Choristoceras marshi zone

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• 5-150 m thick Chichkautek Fm. with massiv light reef limestones

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: V. I. Dronov and G. K. Melnikova. 1994. Facies zonation of the Triassic basin in the SE Pamirs. Courier Forschungsinstitut Senckenberg 172:275-282 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: biostratigraphic analysis

PaleoDB collection 34645: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Wolfgang Kiessling on 15.09.2003

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Taxonomic list

 Involutinina - Involutinidae
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Coryphyllia tenuiseptata, "Retiophyllia clathrata" = Retiophyllia clathrata, "Retiophyllia paraclathrata" = Retiophyllia clathrata
"Retiophyllia clathrata" = Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
"Retiophyllia paraclathrata" = Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Crassistella juvavica Frech 1890 stony coral
Pamiroseris meriani Stoppani 1858 stony coral
Pamiroseris rectilamellosa Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Cuifastraeidae
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
 Vaceletida - Cheilosporitiidae
Cheilosporites tirolensis Wähner 1903 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Paradeningeria alpina Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
 Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae
"Molengraafia regularis" = Molengraaffia
"Molengraafia regularis" = Molengraaffia demosponge
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Cryptocoelia zitteli Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Precorynella simplex demosponge
Praecorynella simplex
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Dasycladophyceae
 Dasycladales -