Kuh-e-Shisui (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (33.5° N, 58.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.6° S, 43.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Badamu Formation, Aalenian to Aalenian (174.1 - 168.3 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: shallow subtidal; lithified, ooidal mixed carbonate-siliciclastic sediments

• crustal fragment (Lut-Block)
• massive oolithes and mixed carbonate-silicviclastics. Corals are common at several levels

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. F├╝rsich. 2003. Jurassic corals of east-central Iran. Beringeria 32:1-138 [W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling/W. Kiessling]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41396: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia polymorpha Koby 1906 stony coral
Collignonastraea meandra d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Trochoplegma tenuilamellosa Gregory 1900 stony coral
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
Acrosmilia cf. thurmanni Koby 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Axosmilia sessilis Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Latiphyllia cf. confluens Quenstedt 1843 stony coral
[entered as Latiphyllia confluence]
Latiphyllia cf. confluens Quenstedt 1843 stony coral