Lut, Central Iran (Triassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (31.0° N, 58.0° E: paleocoordinates 11.3° S, 42.1° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Nayband Formation, Rhaetian (208.5 - 201.3 Ma)

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

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

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: peel or thin section

Primary reference: G. Melnikova. 1994. Monstroseris, a new Upper Triassic Scleractinian Coral from Iran. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 34(1):71-74 [W. Kiessling/B. Brenneis/B. Brenneis]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 38051: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Benjamin Brenneis on 03.04.2004, edited by Hannah Shepherd

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylophyllidae
Pamirophyllum iranicum Melnikova 1972 stony coral
Holotype PIN 4599/1
Monstroseris iranica n. gen. n. sp. Melnikova 1994 stony coral