Ali-Abad reefs, Tabas area (Triassic of Iran)

Also known as Reef 77

Where: Iran (32.5° N, 57.4° E: paleocoordinates 12.8° S, 44.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-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

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Preservation: recrystallized

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: B. Senowbari-Daryan, K. Seyed-Emami, and A. Aghanabati. 1997. Some Inozoid sponges from Upper Triassic (Norian-Rhaetian) Nayband Formation of Central Iran. Rivista Italiana di Paleontologia e Stratigrafia 103(3):293-322 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 37959: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 29.03.2004, edited by Uta Merkel and Matthew Clapham

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Gastropoda
 Ptenoglossa - Protoculidae
"Toxoconcha microfurcata n. sp." = Undularia (Toxoconcha)2
"Toxoconcha microfurcata n. sp." = Undularia (Toxoconcha)2 snail
 Prosobranchia - Protorculidae
Protorcula sp.2 Kittl 1894 snail
Protorcula cf. subpunctata2 Münster 1841 snail
Anulifera binodosa2 snail
comb. nov.
Moerkeia jenningsi2 snail
comb. nov.
 Hypsogastropoda - Coelostylinidae
Coelostylina conica2 Münster 1841 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Cryptaulacidae
"Xystrella inaequelineata n. sp." = Cryptaulax inaequelineata2
"Xystrella inaequelineata n. sp." = Cryptaulax inaequelineata2 Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 snail
 Sorbeoconcha - Procerithiidae
Rhynchocerithium douglasi n. sp.2 Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 snail
 Architectibranchia - Cylindrobullinidae
Cylindrobullina sp.2 von Ammon 1878 snail
 Allogastropoda - Mathildidae
? Teretrina sp.1, "? Promathildia textilis n. sp." = Carinathilda textilis2
"? Promathildia textilis n. sp." = Carinathilda textilis2 Nützel and Senowbari-Daryan 1999 snail
 Neritoidea - Neritidae
Trachynerita sp.2 Kittl 1894 snail
Trachynerita quadrata2 Stoppani 1858 snail
 Neritoidea - Naticopsidae
 Murchisoniina - Porcelliidae
Kokenella costata2 Münster 1841 snail
 Murchisoniina - Wortheniellidae
 Murchisoniina - Zygopleuridae
? Zygopleura sp.2 snail
Zygopleura sp. 2
 Murchisoniina - Spirostylidae
Euthystylus sp.2 Cossmann 1895 snail
Euthystylus sp. 1, Euthystylus sp. 2
 Turbinoidea - Turbinidae
Ampezzalina angulata n. sp.2 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Eucyclidae
"Riselloidea naybandensis n. sp." = Calliotropis (Riselloidea)2, "Riselloidea aliabadensis n. sp." = Calliotropis (Riselloidea)2
"Riselloidea naybandensis n. sp." = Calliotropis (Riselloidea)2 snail
"Riselloidea aliabadensis n. sp." = Calliotropis (Riselloidea)2 snail
 Seguenzioidea - Eucycloscalidae
 Trochoidea - Araeonematidae
Yunnania spinosa n. sp.2 snail
Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella irregularis4 Ott 1967 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Nevadathalamia variabilis4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Solenolmiidae
Welteria hamedanii4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Deningeria tabasensis n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Paradeningeria alpina4 Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
Paradeningeria minor n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Virgolidae
"Grossotubenella variabilis" = Tyanada variabilis5
"Grossotubenella variabilis" = Tyanada variabilis5 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Auriculospongiidae
Aliabadia diversilata n. gen. n. sp.5 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Molengraaffia regularis5 Vinassa de Regny 1915 demosponge
Anguispongia parva n. gen. n. sp.5 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae
? Sestrostomella robusta Zittel 1878 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
Permocorynella maxima n. sp., "Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica3, "Radiofibra norica n. sp." = Preperonidella norica
Permocorynella maxima n. sp. Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
"Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica3 Senowbari-Daryan 2003 demosponge
"Radiofibra norica n. sp." = Preperonidella norica Senowbari-Daryan et al. 1997 demosponge
 Agelasida - Salzburgiidae
Salzburgia sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan and Schaefer 1979 demosponge
 Agelasida - Annaecoeliidae
? Annaecoelia parva n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Stellispongiellidae
Lutia pustulata n. gen. n. sp.5 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Prestellispongia maxima5 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Colospongiidae
Colospongia cf. ramosa4 Riedel and Senowbari-Daryan 1989 demosponge
  - Tabasiidae
Tabasia media n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
? Tabasia conica4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Tabasia minima n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Tabasia gregaria n. sp.4 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
Calcarea
 Porata - Polytholosiidae
Iranothalamia incrustans4 Boiko 1991 calcareous sponge