Baghamshah 2 (Jurassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (32.5° N, 57.1° E: paleocoordinates 13.4° S, 42.9° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• Zigzag Zone

Environment/lithology: offshore; unlithified, argillaceous, calcareous siltstone

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 37564: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 16.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Radulopecten sp. Rollier 1911 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
 Megalodontida - Ceratomyopsidae
Ceratomyopsis sp. Cossmann 1915 clam
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Morphoceratidae
Morphoceras egrediens Wetzel 1937 ammonite
 Ammonitida - Perisphinctidae
Perisphinctes sp. ammonite
described as Polysphinctes (?spelling mistake)
Echinoidea
 Stomopneustoida - Stomechinidae
Stomechinus sp. Desor 1858 sea urchin
 Irregularia - Disasteridae
Collyrites sp. sea urchin