Bulbulu reef, Kerman area, Central Iran (Triassic of Iran)

Also known as Reef 2192

Where: Iran (30.3° N, 57.2° E: paleocoordinates 11.7° S, 42.0° 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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• only one carbonate bed exposed

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 37963: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 29.03.2004, edited by Uta Merkel

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Taxonomic list

Demospongea
 Hadromerida - Celyphiidae
Uvanella irregularis2 Ott 1967 demosponge
 Vaceletida - Verticillitidae
Nevadathalamia variabilis2 Senowbari-Daryan 2005 demosponge
 Agelasida - Sestrostomellidae
? Sestrostomella robusta Zittel 1878 demosponge
 Agelasida - Preperonidellidae
"Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica1
"Peronidella iranica n. sp." = Preperonidella iranica1 Senowbari-Daryan 2003 demosponge
Calcarea
 Porata - Polytholosiidae
Iranothalamia incrustans2 Boiko 1991 calcareous sponge