Baghamshah 4 (Jurassic of Iran)

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

• coordinate stated in text

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

• fossils apparently collected right at the base, at the boundary to the underlying Parvadeh Formation (here erroneously called Badamu Fm)

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: offshore ramp; lithified limestone

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 37566: authorized by Franz Fursich, entered by Franz Fursich on 17.03.2004

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Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
 Pectinida - Pectinoidae
Radulopecten sp. Rollier 1911 scallop
 Pectinida - Limidae
Pseudolimea sp. Douglas and Arkell 1932 file clam
Plagiostoma sp. Sowerby 1814 file clam
 Carditida - Astartidae
Opis sp. Defrance 1824 clam
Neocrassina sp. Fischer 1887 clam
described as Astarte
 Pholadida - Pleuromyidae
 Pholadomyida - Pholadomyidae
"Pholadomya fidicula" = Pholadomya (Pholadomya) fidicula
"Pholadomya fidicula" = Pholadomya (Pholadomya) fidicula Sowerby 1826 clam
Cephalopoda
 Ammonitida - Oppeliidae
 Ammonitida - Clydoniceratidae
"Delecticeras crassum" = Clydoniceras (Delecticeras)
"Delecticeras crassum" = Clydoniceras (Delecticeras) ammonite
Rhynchonellata
 Rhynchonellida - Tetrarhynchiidae
Goniorhynchia cf. boueti Davidson 1852
referred to as Goniorhnychus cf. boneti (?spelling mistake)
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina sp. Lamarck 1816 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria sp. LeSauvage 1823 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Thecosmilia sp., "Isastraea explanata" = Isastrea
Thecosmilia sp. Milne-Edwards and Haime 1848 stony coral
"Isastraea explanata" = Isastrea stony coral