North of Kalshaneh (Jurassic to of Iran)

Also known as Reef 3334

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (34.2° N, 56.7° E: paleocoordinates 14.1° S, 44.4° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Badamu Formation, Aalenian to Aalenian (174.1 - 168.4 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• crustal fragment (Tabas-Block)
• massive oolithes and mixed carbonate-silicviclastics.

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: bulk,

Primary reference: D. K. Pandey and F. T. Fürsich. 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 41398: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004, edited by Wolfgang Kiessling

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Periseris elegantula d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Microsolena koechlini" = Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
Microsolena verdati Koby 1889 stony coral
Tricycloseris triangularis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
aff. Calamophylliopsis flabellum de Blainville 1830 stony coral
Stibastrea structa Gregory 1900 stony coral
Stibastraea structa
Dimorphomeandra iranensis n. sp. Pandey and Fürsich 2003 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria scita Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Thamnasteria iranensis n. sp. Pandey and Fürsich 2003 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Complexastrea zolleriana Quenstedt 1858 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Faviidae
"Favia" ritterneri Koby 1884 stony coral
listed as Favia ritteneri