Ban Saphan Hin (Cretaceous to of Thailand)

Where: Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand (14.9° N, 102.7° E: paleocoordinates 13.2° N, 114.0° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sao Khua Formation (Khorat Group), Barremian to Barremian (129.4 - 113.0 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; calcareous conglomerate

• "calcareous conglomerate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 2004

Collection methods: surface (float), surface (in situ),

Primary reference: N. Boonchai, P. J. Grote, and P. Jintasakul. 2009. Paleontological parks and museums and prominent fossil sites in Thailand and their importance in the conservation of fossils. In J. H. Lipps & B. R. C. Granier (ed.), PaleoParks - The Protection and Conservation of Fossil Sites Worldwide. Carnets de GĂ©ologie/Notebooks on Geology, Book 2009/03, Brest Chapter 07:75-95 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 99337: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 08.11.2010, edited by Philip Mannion

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet. Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Osteichthyes indet. bony fish
"fish scales"
 Testudines -
Testudines indet. Batsch 1788 turtle
 Testudines - Trionychidae
Trionychidae indet. Gray 1825 softshell turtle
"soft-shelled turtles"
 Testudines - Adocidae
Shachemys sp.1 Kuznetsov 1976 turtle
 Testudines - Carettochelyidae
Kizylkumemys khoratensis n. sp.2 Tong et al. 2005 turtle
NRRU A1861 - type
 Saurischia -
? Sauropoda indet. sauropod
"preliminarily classified"
 Saurischia - Euhelopodidae
? Phuwiangosaurus sp. Martin et al. 1994 euhelopodid
"preliminarily classified"
 Avetheropoda - Dromaeosauridae
? Dromaeosauridae indet. Colbert and Russell 1969 coelurosaur
"preliminarily classified"
 Avetheropoda - Tyrannosauridae
? Tyrannosauridae indet. Osborn 1906 tyrannosaurid
"preliminarily classified"
 Avetheropoda - Ornithomimidae
? Ornithomimidae indet. Marsh 1890 ornithomimid
"preliminarily classified"
 Neornithischia -
Sirindhorna khoratensis n. gen. n. sp.4, Siamodon nimngami n. gen. n. sp.4
Sirindhorna khoratensis n. gen. n. sp.4 Shibata et al. 2015 bird foot dinosaur
"preliminarily classified"
Siamodon nimngami n. gen. n. sp.4 Buffetaut and Suteethorn 2011 bird foot dinosaur
"preliminarily classified"; PRC-4 (holotype), nearly complete left maxilla; PRC-5, isolated maxillary tooth; PRC-6, braincase
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet. crocodilian
 Crocodylia -
Gavialoidea indet. Brochu 1997 crocodilian
"gavial skull"
 Loricata -
Khoratosuchus jintasakuli n. gen. n. sp.3
Khoratosuchus jintasakuli n. gen. n. sp.3 Lauprasert et al. 2009 crocodilian
NNRU-A 1803 - holotype (partial skull represented by part of maxillae, part of nasals, lacrimals, prefrontals, frontal, postorbitals, squamosals, parietal, quadrates, occiput, palatines and part of pterygoids)