Acta Palaeontologica Polonica

Late Jurassic Scleractinia of the Wetern Uzbekistan

Sultan T. Khusanov

Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 25 (3-4), 1980: 571-576

The remains of scleractinians are widespread in the Upper Jurassic carbonate formation of south-western and western Uzbekistan. In association with other organisms they took part in the formation of different types of reefal structures which are generally confined to the Urtabulak suite. Twenty species and forms of 7 families and 14 genera in these sediments were recognized. The age of this coral assemblage is on the whole defined as Upper Oxfordian.

Key words: Corals, Scleractinia, stratigraphy, Upper Oxfordian reefs, Uzbekistan.

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