NW of Esfak (Jurassic of Iran)

Where: Tabas Area, Iran (34.2° N, 56.8° E: paleocoordinates 15.1° S, 43.9° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Korond (Base) Formation, Middle Oxfordian (161.2 - 155.7 Ma)

• Formation BASE

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; lithified carbonate

• Rare debris flows at the base of the formation occasionally contain corals

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 41422: authorized by Wolfgang Kiessling, entered by Marcus Apel on 14.07.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Scleractinia - Stylinidae
Stylina kachensis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Stylina micrommata Quenstedt 1857 stony coral
Heliocoenia variabilis Etallon 1859 stony coral
Heliocoenia gracilis Roniewicz 1976 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
"Pseudocoenia cf. slovenica" = Cryptocoenia slovenica Turnsek 1972 stony coral
Cyathophora bourgueti Defrance 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Latomeandridae
Collignonastraea meandra d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
Microphyllia contorta Koby 1885 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Microsolenidae
"Microsolena koechlini" = Dimorpharaea koechlini Milne-Edwards and Haime 1860 stony coral
Microsolena verdati Koby 1889 stony coral
Microsolena ornata Koby 1887 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Agariciidae
Craterastraea crateriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Andemantastraeidae
Trigerastraea serialis Milne-Edwards and Haime 1851 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Solenocoeniidae
Solenocoenia sexradiata Goldfuss 1826 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Rhipidogyridae
"Kologyra aldingeri" = Placogyra aldingeri Geyer 1955 stony coral
Rhipidogyra ruetimeyeri Koby 1888 stony coral
Rhipidogyra flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Rhipidogyra cf. flabellum Michelin 1843 stony coral
Acanthogyra columnaris Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
Acanthogyra multiformis Ogilvie 1897 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Amphiastreidae
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis, Cladophyllia excelsa
"Amphiastraea piriformis" = Amphiastrea piriformis Gregory 1900 stony coral
Cladophyllia excelsa Koby 1888 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Axosmiliidae
Columnaphyllia cf. tithonica Geyer 1955 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Actinastreidae
"Enallocoenia crassoramosa" = Actinastrea crassoramosa Michelin 1843 stony coral
Actinastrea pentagonalis Goldfuss 1829 stony coral
Actinastrea ramosa Sowerby 1832 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Meandrinidae
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa
"Kologyra tuberosa" = Pachygyra tuberosa d'Orbigny 1850 stony coral
 Scleractinia - Montlivaltiidae
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria
"Coenotheca zolleriana" = Thecosmilia gregaria M'Coy 1851 stony coral