Kuh-e-Gelkan (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (33.7° N, 57.0° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° S, 43.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Baghamshah Formation, Bathonian to Bathonian (168.3 - 161.2 Ma)

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: basinal (); lithified, fine-grained siliciclastic sediments and lithified marl

• unfossiliferous basinal facies
• thick package of fine -grained siliciclastics with a variable amount of marl

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 41412: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
Montlivaltia decipiens Goldfuss 1826 stony coral