Naybandan reefs, Tabas area, Cenral Iran (Triassic of Iran)

Also known as Reef 77

Where: Iran (32.4° N, 57.5° E: paleocoordinates 12.9° S, 43.8° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Nayband Formation, Sevatian (212.0 - 205.6 Ma)

• Norian to Rhaetian age stated in text; according to Marcoux 1993 Nayband formation of Late Norian age

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• reefs or buildups with biostromal character, embedded within siliclastic-carbonate deposits

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils, microfossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan. 1996. Upper Triassic Reefs and Reef communities of Iran. Göttinger Arbeiten zur Geologie und Paläontologie, Sb (2)299-304 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36869: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 18.02.2004, edited by Uta Merkel and Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Lithocodium
  -
Lithocodium sp. Elliott 1956
unclassified
  -
Paleolituonella
  -
 Textulariina - Coscinophragmatidae
Alpinophragmium sp. Flügel 1967
rare
 Textulariina - Ataxophragmiidae
Robertinina
 Duostominacea - Duostominidae
Duostominidae indet. Brotzen 1963
Ostracoda
  -
Ostracoda indet. Latreille 1802 ostracod
Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Spirorbis sp. Daudin 1800
abundant, important Epifauna
  -
Bivalvia
  -
Bivalvia indet. Linnaeus 1758 clam
Gastropoda
  -
Gastropoda indet. Cuvier 1797 snail
 Prosobranchia - Protorculidae
Protorcula cf. subpunctata3 Münster 1841 snail
Moerkeia jenningsi3 snail
comb. nov.
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Trachynerita quadrata3 Stoppani 1858 snail
large and corroded
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
Trochonodus iranicus n. sp.2 Nützel et al. 2003 snail
Cephalopoda
 Ammonoidea -
Bryozoa
  -
Bryozoa indet. Ehrenberg 1831
rare
unclassified
  -
Strophomenata
 Strophomenida - Strophomenidae
Gosaukammerella eomesozoica Flügel 1972
abundant, important Epifauna, listed as Gosaukammerella eomesozoika
Hydrozoa
 Spongiomorphida - Spongiomorphidae
Spongiomorpha sp. Frech 1890
 Milleporina - Heterastrididae
Heterastridium sp. Reuss 1865 fire coral
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Astraeomorphidae
Astraeomorpha crassisepta Reuss 1854 stony coral
Astraeomorpha confusa Winkler 1861 stony coral
A. confusa confusa, A. confusa minor
 Scleractinia - Cyclophylliidae
"Isastrea salinaria" = Kompsasteria salinaria
"Isastrea salinaria" = Kompsasteria salinaria Reuss 1855 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Reimaniphylliidae
Palaeastraea cyathophylloides1 Frech 1890 stony coral
Distichophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
Distichophylla norica
Retiophyllia fenestrata Reuss 1854 stony coral
Retiophyllia clathrata Emmrich 1853 stony coral
Retiophyllia norica Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Margarophylliidae
"Isastrea austriaca" = Distichomeandra austriaca
"Isastrea austriaca" = Distichomeandra austriaca Frech 1890 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Chondrocoenia schafhaeutli4 Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Pamiroseriidae
Pamiroseris alina stony coral
Pamiroseris tenuis stony coral
Pamiroseris meriani Stoppani 1858 stony coral
Pamiroseris rectilamellosa Winkler 1861 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Stylophyllopsis mojsvari Frech 1890 stony coral
Stylophyllopsis lindstroemi Frech 1890 stony coral
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella irregularis6 Ott 1967 demosponge
Paravesicocaulis naybandensis n. sp.6 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Axinellida -
Lamellata sp. demosponge
 Lithistida - Anthaspidellidae
Stromatomorpha stylifera Frech 1890 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Stylothalamia columnaris6 Le Maitre 1935 demosponge
Nevadathalamia variabilis n. sp.6 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Paradeningeria alpina6 Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
Senowbaridaryana rectangulata6 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Senowbaridaryana raretrabeculata6 Boiko 1991 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sebargasiidae
Amblysiphonella sp. Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae
Marawandia iranica n. gen. n. sp.8 Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
? Sestrostomella robusta8 Zittel 1878 demosponge
? Sestrostomella robusta8 Zittel 1878 demosponge
 Agelasida - Cryptocoeliidae
Cryptocoelia sp. Steinmann 1882 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Permocorynella maxima n. sp.8, "Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica5, "Radiofibra norica n. sp." = Preperonidella norica8
Permocorynella maxima n. sp.8 Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
"Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica5 Senowbari-Daryan 2003 demosponge
"Radiofibra norica n. sp." = Preperonidella norica8 Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
 Agelasida - Annaecoeliidae
? Annaecoelia interiecta6 Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
Prestellispongia stellata n. sp.7 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Parauvanella sp. Senowbari-Daryan and di Stefano 1988 demosponge
  - Tabasiidae
Tabasia maxima6 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Tabasia media6 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Calcarea
 Porata - Polytholosiidae
Iranothalamia incrustans6 Boiko 1991 calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Endostomatidae
"Corynella sp." = Endostoma
"Corynella sp." = Endostoma Roemer 1864 calcareous sponge
 Calcaronea - Stellispongiidae
Peronidella sp. Hinde 1893 calcareous sponge
Rhodophyceae
  - Solenoporaceae
Solenopora sp. Dybowski 1877
Foraminferea
 Miliolida - Ophthalmidiidae
Ophthalmidium sp. Kübler and Zwingli 1870
rare
 Miliolida - Milioliporidae