Bang Pu Dam Coal Pit (Eocene of Thailand)

Also known as Krabi Basin; Ban Pu Dam

Where: Thailand (8.0° N, 99.0° E: paleocoordinates 6.0° N, 103.0° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Late/Upper Eocene (37.2 - 33.9 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lignite

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: J.-C. Rage, E. Buffetaut, H. Buffetaut-Tong, Y. Chaimanee, S. Ducrocq, J.-J. Jaeger, and V. Suteethorn. 1992. A colubrid snake in the late Eocene of Thailand: the oldest known Colubridae (Reptilia, Serpentes). Comptes Rendus de l’Académie des Sciences, Paris. Série 2 314:1085-1089 [J. Head/J. Head/M. Uhen]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 49083: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 07.04.2005, edited by John Alroy, Philip Mannion, Patricia Holroyd and Pauline Coster

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Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines - Pangeoemydidae
Mauremys thanhinensis n. sp.1 Claude et al. 2007 pond turtle
 Crocodylia -
Krabisuchus siamogallicus n. gen. n. sp.7
Krabisuchus siamogallicus n. gen. n. sp.7 Martin and Lauprasert 2010 crocodilian
Kr-C-012 - holotype (complete skull with associated mandibular rami)
 Squamata - Boidae
Boidae indet. Gray 1825 boa
Mammalia
 Ungulata -
Egatochoerus jaegeri n. gen. n. sp.2
Egatochoerus jaegeri n. gen. n. sp.2 Ducrocq 1994 even-toed ungulate
DMR TF 2681 - holotype; referred material: TF 2673, 2812-2814, 2825 and 2967-2969
 Ungulata - Helohyidae
Progenitohyus thailandicus n. gen. n. sp.6 Ducrocq et al. 1997 even-toed ungulate
DMR TF 2668 - holotype
 Ungulata -
Siamotherium krabiense5 Suteethorn et al. 1988 even-toed ungulate
 Ungulata - Anthracotheriidae
Bothriogenys orientalis n. sp.3 Ducrocq 1997 anthracothere
Anthracotheriinae indet.4 Leidy 1869 anthracothere
DMR TF 2662
 Ungulata -
Krabitherium waileki n. gen. n. sp.8
Krabitherium waileki n. gen. n. sp.8 Métais et al. 2007 ruminant