Houei-Sang-Hok (Cretaceous to of Laos)

Also known as Ban-Tung-Vat

Where: Savannakhet, Laos (16.7° N, 105.4° E: paleocoordinates 17.5° N, 112.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; sandstone

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by J.-H. Hoffet in 1938

Collection methods: quarrying, surface (in situ), mechanical,

Primary reference: J.-H. Hoffett. 1936. Découverte du Crétacé en Indochine [Discovery of the Cretaceous in Indochina]. Comptes Rendus Hebdomadaires des Seances de l'Académie des Sciences 202:1867-1869 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 130271: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 06.07.2012

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Taxonomic list

 Ostreida - Ostreidae
Ostrea sp. Linnaeus 1758 oyster
 Pholadida - Ceratomyidae
Myopholas sp. Douvillé 1908 clam
 Unionida - Unionidae
Plicatounio sp.2 Kobayashi and Suzuki 1936 freshwater mussel
 Saurischia -
Titanosaurus sp.2 Lydekker 1877 sauropod
 Ornithischia -
Stegosauria indet. ornithischian
dermal spine
 Neornithischia - Hadrosauridae
Hadrosauridae indet.1 Cope 1869 hadrosaurid
pelvis, caudals, skull fragments
cf. Mandschurosaurus laosensis1 Hoffet 1943 hadrosaurine
2 cervical vertebrae, 3 sacrals, 2 caudals
Mandschurosaurus laosensis n. sp.1 Hoffet 1943 hadrosaurine
3 femora, ilium, coracoid