Phu Dan Ma (Jurassic to of Thailand)

Also known as KS26

Where: Kalasin, Thailand (16.4° N, 104.3° E: paleocoordinates 15.0° N, 110.5° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• small collection-level geographic resolution

When: Phu Kradung Formation (Khorat Group), Tithonian to Tithonian (152.1 - 139.8 Ma)

• The Phu Dan Ma locality is in the uppermost part of the Phu Kradung Formation near a 80 conformable contact with the overlying Phra Wihan Formation

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "channel"; conglomerate

• Subhumid to arid climate
• Greenish to grey conglomeratic sandstones with calcretes

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 2004

• Pha Kru Pariyatti Thummarakkit, the head of the monks at the temple Sum

•62 Nak Song Rakkit Thumma Wiwek (collector)

Primary reference: S. Suteethorn, J. L. Loeuff, E. Buffetaut, V. Suteethorn, and K. Wongko. 2013. First evidence of a mamenchisaurid dinosaur from the Late Jurassic/Early Cretaceous Phu Kradung Formation of Thailand. Acta Palaeontologica Polonica 58(3):459-469 [P. Mannion/J. Tennant/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 141557: authorized by Philip Mannion, entered by Jonathan Tennant on 28.03.2013

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Taxonomic list

 Testudines -
Testudines indet. turtle
 Saurischia - Mamenchisauridae
Mamenchisaurus sp. Young 1954 mamenchisaurid
SM KS6-4, nearly complete posterior cervical vertebra, -2, -3, fragmentary ribs
 Loricata -
Crocodylomorpha indet. Hay 1930 crocodilian
Teeth and osteoderms