Nayband Formation - Locality 5 (Triassic of Iran)

Where: Iran (32.5° N, 57.3° E: paleocoordinates 15.6° S, 44.6° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• local area-level geographic resolution

When: Bidestan Member (Nayband Formation), Norian (228.0 - 208.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: marine; shelly/skeletal, calcareous limestone

Size class: macrofossils

Collection methods: Specimen housed at the Palaeontologisches Institut der Universitat Wurzburg (PIW)

Primary reference: M. Hautmann. 2001. Taxonomy and phylogeny of cementing Triassic bivalves (Families Prospondylidae, Plicatulidae, Dimyidae and Ostreidae). Palaeontology 44(2):339-373 [D. Bottjer/C. Powers/P. Wagner]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 41520: authorized by David Bottjer, entered by Catherine Powers on 15.07.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Pectinida - Dimyidae
 Pectinida - Terquemiidae
 Ostreida - Ostreidae