NW of Parvadeh Mine (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (32.5° N, 56.8° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° S, 43.1° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Parvadeh Formation, Late/Upper Bajocian to Late/Upper Bajocian (171.6 - 164.7 Ma)

• Features range from an angular unconformity to conglomerates at the base

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• crustal fragment
• the base consists of oolithes, mixed siliciclastic-carbonates, or fine to coarse-grained siliciclastics.

•the upper part consist of nodular microbial limestones, rich in sponges

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 41406: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia crassisepta Fromentel 1861 stony coral
Montlivaltia caryophyllata Lamouroux 1821 stony coral