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Frasnian rugose and tabulate corals from the eastern Taurus (Kozan region, Turkey)
Coen-Aubert, M.; Gourvennec, R; Monod, O; Plusquellec, Y; Tourneur, F (2013). Frasnian rugose and tabulate corals from the eastern Taurus (Kozan region, Turkey). Geodin. Acta 26(1-2): 68-93. dx.doi.org/10.1080/09853111.2013.858944
In: Geodinamica Acta. Lavoisier: Paris. ISSN 0985-3111, more
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Keywords
    Alveolites Defrance, 1816 † [WoRMS]; Rugosa † [WoRMS]; [WoRMS]; Marine
Author keywords
    Rugosa; Tabulata; Upper Devonian; eastern Taurus; Turkey

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  • Coen-Aubert, M., more
  • Gourvennec, R
  • Monod, O
  • Plusquellec, Y
  • Tourneur, F

Abstract
    A section near the Kilgen Lake (Adana Province) has yielded a fauna of rugose and tabulate corals including Disphyllum cf. rugosum (Wedekind, 1922), D. cf. curtum Hill, 1954, Wapitiphyllum sp., Thamnopora sp., and Alveolites sp. This coral assemblage is consistent with the previous Frasnian age assigned to the limestones of the Gümüsali Formation. The rather well-preserved material provides new data on the structure and microstructure of Disphyllum and allows to describe in Thamnopora unusual calicinal morphology (septal ridges, median teeth, and pseudopercula) as well as new structures linked to the lateral increase (basal low wall, apical cul-de-sac).

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