Phu Wiang 1, Phu Pratu Teema (Cretaceous to of Thailand)

Also known as P.W.1, Phu Phratoo Teema

Where: Khon Kaen, Thailand (16.7° N, 102.3° E: paleocoordinates 14.3° N, 112.4° E)

• coordinate estimated from map

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Sao Khua Formation (Khorat Group), Barremian to Barremian (129.4 - 113.0 Ma)

• formerly considered Upper Jurassic

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: "floodplain"; lithified, gray, green, red siltstone and fine-grained, green sandstone

• "[facies 1] can be interpreted as channel deposits...[facies 2] interpreted as floodplain deposits." (Buffetaut & Suteethorn, 1989)
• "resistant red, grey and green siltstones" (Martin, 1999). "fine-grained greenish sandstones [facies 1]...red or variegated siltstones [facies 2]." (Buffetaut & Suteethorn, 1989)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by C. C. K. Kong in 1981-1982

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut. 1983. Stratigraphic significance of fossil vertebrates from the Mesozoic of northeastern Thailand. Conference on Geology and Mineral Resources of Thailand, Bangkok, 19-28 November, 1983 186-189 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 35973: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines1 Batsch 1788 turtle
 Saurischia -
Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae n. gen. n. sp.3 Martin et al. 1994 sauropod
 Saurischia - Titanosauridae
Nemegtosauridae indet.1 Upchurch 1995 titanosaurid
 Theropoda -
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
Siamosaurus sp.1 Buffetaut and Ingavat 1986 tetanuran