Baghamshah 1 (Jurassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (32.0° N, 57.0° E: paleocoordinates 13.1° S, 42.6° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baghamshah Formation, Early/Lower Bathonian (167.7 - 164.7 Ma)

• Zigzag-Zone

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, silty marl

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: H.M. Kluyver, R. Tirrul, P.N. Chance, G.W. Johns, and H.M. Meixner. 1978. Explanatory text of the Naybandan Quadrangle Map 1:250,000. Explanatory text of the Naybandan Quadrangle Map 1:250,000 1-143 [F. Fursich/F. Fursich/F. Fursich]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 37563: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 16.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Polychaeta
 Sabellida - Serpulidae
Serpula sp. Linnaeus 1758
Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Limidae
Ctenostreon sp. Eichwald 1862 file clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Neocrassina cf. subdepressa clam
described as Astarte
Neocrassina cf. ovata clam
described as Megapraeconia cf. ovata
Nicaniella cf. extensa clam
described as Astarte
 Cardiida - Arcticidae
Pseudotrapezium sp. Fischer 1887 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya fidicula" = Pholadomya (Pholadomya) fidicula Sowerby 1826 clam
Goniomya literata Sowerby 1819 clam
Gastropoda
 Heterostrophia -
 Neogastropoda - Turridae
Pseudomelania sp. Pictet and Campiche 1862 turrid
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
 Ammonitida - Morphoceratidae
Morphoceras macrescens Buckman 1923 ammonite
Morphoceras multiforme Arkell 1951 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Parkinsoniidae
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
 Phylloceratida - Phylloceratidae
Holcophylloceras sp. Spath 1927 ammonite
Phylloceras sp. Suess 1865 ammonite
 Ammonoidea -
Echinoidea
 Holectypoida - Holectypidae
 Irregularia - Pygasteridae
Plesiechinus sp. Pomel 1883 sea urchin
 Irregularia - Disasteridae
Collyrites sp. sea urchin
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Actinastraea pentagonalis" = Actinastrea
"Actinastraea pentagonalis" = Actinastrea stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia sp. Lamouroux 1821 stony coral