Ban Lam Thoy, Tang Vay (Cretaceous to of Laos)

Also known as Koumkam

Where: Savannakhet, Laos (16.4° N, 105.7° E: paleocoordinates 17.4° N, 112.8° E)

• coordinate stated in text

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Grès supérieurs Formation (Indosinias Group), Aptian to Aptian (125.0 - 100.5 Ma)

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size class: macrofossils

Primary reference: F. de Lapparent de Broin. 2004. A new Shachemydinae (Chelonii, Cryptodira) from the Lower Cretaceous of Laos: preliminary data. Comptes Rendus Palevol 3:387-396 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 118320: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.10.2011

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines - Xinjiangchelyidae
aff. Xinjiangchelys sp. Yeh 1986 turtle
 Testudines - Adocidae
Shachemys laosiana n. sp. de Lapparent de Broin 2004 turtle
BLT 1-4