Nayband Fm, Locality 1 - Wali-Abad (Triassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (31.2° N, 52.7° E: paleocoordinates 3.9° N, 40.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: reef, buildup or bioherm; mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• The Nayband Formation describes a series of siliciclastic-calcareous deposits comprising shales, sandstones, conglomerates, and cherty, detrital as well as reefal carbonates

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: specimens at the Institue of Paleontology, Erlangen-Nurnberg University (Senowbari-Daryan: Triassic Iran)

Primary reference: E. Kristan-Tollmann, A. Tollmann, and A. Hamedani. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Trias von Persien. I - Revision der Triasgliederung, Rhätfazies in Raum von Isfaham und Kossener Fazieseinschlag bei Waliabad SE Abadeh. Mitteilungen der österreichischen geologischen Gesellschaft 70:119-190 [L. Villier/L. Villier]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41330: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 12.07.2004, edited by Loic Villier

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Ostracoda
 Podocopida - Cytheruridae
 Podocopida - Bythocytheridae
 Podocopida - Healdiidae
 Podocopida - Bythocyprididae
Bythocypris sp. Brady 1880 ostracod
 Podocopida - Bairdiidae
Bairdia sp. M'Coy 1844 ostracod
Nodobairdia mammilata Kollmann 1963 ostracod
"Carinobairdia alpina" = Bolzibairdia alpina Kollmann 1963 ostracod
Dicerobairdia bicornuta Kollmann 1963 ostracod
 Platycopida - Cytherellidae
Bivalvia
 Cardiida - Palaeocarditidae
Palaeocardita buruca Krumbeck 1913 clam
Ophiuroidea
 Phrynophiurida - Eospondylidae
Ophioflabellum cristatum n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann et al. 1979 brittle star
Ophioflabellum altum n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann et al. 1979 brittle star
 Ophiurida - Ophiolepididae
Ophiomusium dizluense n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann et al. 1979 brittle star
 Ophiurida - Ophiacanthidae
Ophiacantha sp. Müller and Troschel 1842 brittle star
Ophiacantha binitorulosa n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann et al. 1979 brittle star
 Ophiurida - Ophiodermatidae
Ophioderma waliabadensis n. sp. Kristan-Tollmann et al. 1979 brittle star
Crinoidea
 Isocrinida - Isocrinidae
Isocrinus sp. Meyer in Agassiz 1836 Sea lily
Balanocrinus sp. Agassiz 1847 Sea lily
Rhynchonellata
 Athyridida - Neoretziidae
Neoretzia superba Suess 1856
 Athyridida - Diplospirellidae
Oxycolpella oxycolpos Emmrich 1853
 Terebratulida - Aulacothyropsidae
 Terebratulida - Angustothyrididae
Rhaetina gregaria Suess 1854
Rhaetina pyriformis Suess 1854
 Spiriferinida - Sinucostidae
Sinucosta emmrichi Suess 1854
 Spiriferinida - Spiriferinidae
 Rhynchonellida - Cyclothyrididae
 Rhynchonellida - Wellerellidae
Euxinella anatolica Vadasz 1913
Euxinella cubanica Dagys 1963
 Rhynchonellida - Basiliolidae