Li Mae Long (Miocene of Thailand)

Where: Thailand (17.7° N, 98.9° E: paleocoordinates 15.9° N, 99.0° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Middle Miocene (16.0 - 11.6 Ma)

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; lithology not reported

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Primary reference: S. Ducrocq, E. Buffetaut, H. Buffetaut-Tong, J.-J. Jaeger, Y. Jongkanjanasoontorn and V. Suteethorn. 1992. First fossil marsupial from South Asia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 12(3):395-399 [J. Alroy/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 48126: authorized by Jason Head, entered by Jason Head on 14.03.2005, edited by John Alroy and Mark Uhen

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

unclassified
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Actinopteri
 Perciformes - Percidae
Percidae indet. Cuvier 1816 perch
 Cypriniformes - Cyprinidae
Cyprinidae indet. Bonaparte 1832 carp-like fish
 Siluriformes - Siluridae
Siluridae indet. Bridge 1879 catfish
Osteichthyes
 Salientia - Ranidae
Ranidae indet.2 Rafinesque 1814 frog
 Salientia - Discoglossidae
Discoglossidae indet.2 G√ľnther 1859 painted frog
Reptilia
 Testudines - Panemydidae
Emydidae indet. Rafinesque 1815 turtle
Aves
 Anseriformes - Anatidae
Anatidae indet. Vigors 1825 waterfowl
two forms
 Gruiformes - Rallidae
Paraortygometra porzanoides Milne-Edwards 1871 rail
 Pelecaniformes - Ardeidae
Proardeola walkeri Harrison 1979 heron
 Phoenicopteriformes - Phoenicopteridae
"Phoeniconaias sp." = Phoenicoparrus
"Phoeniconaias sp." = Phoenicoparrus Bonaparte 1856 flamingo
Reptilia
 Squamata - Viperidae
Viperidae indet. Oppel 1811 viper
 Squamata - Pythonidae
Python sp.2 Daudin 1803 python
 Squamata - Acrochordidae
Acrochordus sp.2 Hornstedt 1787 snake
 Squamata - Colubridae
Colubridae indet.2 Oppel 1811 colubrid snake
Natricinae indet.2 Bonaparte 1838 colubrid snake
 Squamata -
Scincomorpha indet.2 Camp 1923 lizard
Mammalia
 Primates - Tarsiidae
"Tarsius thailandica" = Hesperotarsius thailandicus
"Tarsius thailandica" = Hesperotarsius thailandicus Ginsburg and Mein 1987 tarsier
 Primates - Lorisidae
? Nycticebus linglom n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 slow loris
 Scandentia - Tupaiidae
Tupaia miocenica n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 tree shrew
 Rodentia - Muridae
Potwarmus thailandicus Jaeger 1985 mouse
 Rodentia - Cricetidae
"Prokanisamys benjavuni" = Kanisamys benjavuni Mein and Ginsburg 1985 mouse
Spanocricetodon sp. Li 1977 mouse
Spanocricetodon janvieri n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 mouse
Democricetodon sp. Fahlbusch 1964 mouse
Democricetodon kaonou n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 mouse
 Rodentia -
Neocometes orientalis Mein 1990 mouse
 Rodentia - Sciuridae
Ratufa maelongensis Mein et al. 1990 Asian giant squirrel
? Atlantoxerus sp. Major 1893 squirrel
 Rodentia - Diatomyidae
Diatomys sp. Li 1974 rodent
Diatomys liensis Mein and Ginsburg 1985 rodent
 Lipotyphla - Erinaceidae
Erinaceinae indet.1 Fischer de Waldheim 1817 hedgehog
Thaiagymnura equilateralis n. gen. n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 hedgehog
Hylomys engesseri n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 hedgehog
 Lipotyphla - Talpidae
Scapanulus lampounensis n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 mole
 Carnivora - Mustelidae
? Martes sp.1 Frisch 1775 marten
 Carnivora - Viverridae
? Semigenetta sp.1 Helbing 1927 civet
 Proboscidea - Mammutidae
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut
"Mastodon sp." = Mammut Blumenbach 1799 mastodon
 Proboscidea - Stegodontidae
? Stegolophodon sp.1 Pohlig 1888 proboscidean
 Chiroptera - Megadermatidae
Megaderma sp.1 Geoffroy 1810 false vampire
 Chiroptera - Vespertilionidae
Vespertilionidae indet. Gray 1821 vesper bat
Ia lanna n. sp.1 vesper bat
 Chiroptera - Emballonuridae
? Taphozous sp.1 Geoffroy 1818 sac-winged bat
 Chiroptera - Hipposideridae
Hipposideros felix n. sp.1, "Hipposideros (Brachipposideros) khengkao n. sp." = Brachipposideros1
Hipposideros felix n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 roundleaf bat
"Hipposideros (Brachipposideros) khengkao n. sp." = Brachipposideros1 leaf-nosed bat
 Chiroptera - Molossidae
Molossidae indet. Gervais 1856 free-tailed bat
Rhizomops mengraii n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 free-tailed bat
 Chiroptera - Rhinolophidae
Rhinolophus yongyuthi n. sp.1 Mein and Ginsburg 1997 horseshoe bat
 Ungulata - Suidae
Conohyus sindiensis1 Lydekker 1884 pig
 Ungulata - Tragulidae
Siamotragulus harpounchai n. sp.1 chevrotain
 Ungulata - Lagomerycidae
Stephanocemas rucha Ginsburg and Ukkakimapan 1983 ruminant
 Insectivora -
Insectivora indet. Bowdich 1821 insectivoran
 Theriiformes - Peradectidae
Siamoperadectes minutus n. gen. n. sp.
Siamoperadectes minutus n. gen. n. sp. Ducrocq et al. 1992 metatherian