Document Type : Original Research Paper


1 Ph.D. Student, Department of Geology, Islamic Azad University Science and Research Branch, Tehran, Iran

2 Assistant Professor, Institute for Earth Sciences, Geological Survey of Iran, Tehran, Iran


Sampling and study of Devonian deposits in North West Iran has done in two separate sections. 1) Illangareh section, 20 km far from NE the Maku city 2) peyr-es-hag composite section, situated South Jufa (W of Peyr-es-hag and Chay kasan villages). Because less work has been undertaken in the cited sections, in this research, microremains (fish teeth, scales and bone fragments) of Cartilaginous fish (Chondrichtyes), Osteichtyes (Acanthodians), fauna are known from the Devonian deposits. Index microvertebrates obtained from the cited above sections are: Siberiodus mirabilis, Phoebodus gothicusPhoebodus turnerae, , Body scale Holonema sp., Sarcopterygian scale, Ischnacanthid jaw, Cheiracanthus sp., Ertychius intermedius Cladodus wildungensis. According to biostratigraphy and paleogeography these microremains can be comparing with other parts of Iran, neighbors, other parts of world. This assemblage show spread of shallow shelf environment of the northern margin of Gondwana during Middle-Late Devonian time.


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