Khok Pha Suam (Cretaceous to of Thailand)

Also known as Khok Pa Suam

Where: Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand (15.2° N, 104.9° E: paleocoordinates 16.0° N, 113.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Khok Kruat Formation (Khorat Group), Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1997

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut, V. Suteethorn, H. Tong, Y. Chaimanee, and S. Khansubha. 1997. New dinosaur discoveries in the Jurassic and Cretaceous of northeastern Thailand. Proceedings of the International Conference on Stratigraphy and Tectonic Evolution of Southeast Asia and the South Pacific, 19-24 August 1997, Bangkok 177-187 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 52346: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 03.08.2005, edited by Mark Bell and Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Chondrichthyes
 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodus sp.4 Agassiz 1837 elasmobranch
Also reported in reference 45530
Hybodus aequitridentatus6 Cuny et al. 2008 elasmobranch
TF 7645
Heteroptychodus aff. steinmanni4 Yabe and Obata 1930 elasmobranch
Heteroptychodus steinmanni6 Yabe and Obata 1930 elasmobranch
170 partial teeth: TF 7647-50, TF 7679,
Thaiodus ruchae4 Cappetta et al. 1990 elasmobranch
 Hybodontiformes -
Acrorhizodus khoratensis n. gen. n. sp.4
Acrorhizodus khoratensis n. gen. n. sp.4 Cappetta et al. 2006 elasmobranch
Holotype: SDRC 17
Actinopteri
 Lepisosteiformes -
Lepidotes sp.1 Agassiz 1843 gar
 Semionotiformes - Semionotidae
"Semionotidae" indet.5 Woodward 1890
thousands of scales
 Halecomorphi - Sinamiidae
Sinamiidae indet.5 Berg 1940
TF 8029-8032
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Shachemys sp.8 Kuznetsov 1976 turtle
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Kizylkumemys khoratensis7 Tong et al. 2005 turtle
 Saurischia - Nemegtosauridae
Nemegtosauridae indet.2 Upchurch 1995 sauropod
teeth
 Saurischia -
Theropoda indet.3 Marsh 1881 theropod
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
? Spinosauridae indet. Stromer 1915 tetanuran
teeth
 Neornithischia - Iguanodontidae
Iguanodontidae indet. Bonaparte 1850 iguanodontid
"teeth and postcranial bones"
 Loricata -
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia1
"Crocodilia indet." = Crocodylia1 Owen 1842 crocodilian
Khoratodus foreyi
  -
Khoratodus foreyi6 Cuny et al. 2008
Holotype: TF 7680