Kamar-e-Mehdi area (Jurassic to of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (33.0° N, 56.5° E: paleocoordinates 13.5° S, 43.4° 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 41414: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

unclassified
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"Latomeandrid" sp.
Latomeandrid A
Anthozoa
 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
"Pseudocoenia cf. slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica
"Pseudocoenia cf. slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Comophyllia polymorpha Koby 1906 stony coral
Comophyllia aff. polymorpha Koby 1906 stony coral
Periseris elegantula d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
Kobya crassolamellosa Gregory 1900 stony coral
"Microsolena koechlini" = Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
Microsolena agariciformis Etallon 1859 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Dermosmiliidae
Epistreptophyllum giganteum Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
Epistreptophyllum commune Milaschewitsch 1876 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Craterastraea crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Thamnasteriidae
Thamnasteria mettensis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Thamnasteria concinna Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Acrosmiliidae
Acrosmilia cf. thurmanni Koby 1886 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
Aplosmilia cf. semisulcata Michelin 1843 stony coral
Codonosmilia elegans Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria M'Coy 1851 stony coral
Montlivaltia caryophyllata Lamouroux 1821 stony coral
Montlivaltia moeschi Koby 1883 stony coral
Montlivaltia trochoides Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
Isastrea aff. browni Duncan 1872 stony coral
Isastrea propinqua Etallon 1864 stony coral
Isastrea helianthoides Goldfuss 1826 stony coral