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

Also known as Phu Phratoo Teema

Where: Khon Kaen, Thailand (16.7° N, 102.3° E: paleocoordinates 14.6° N, 112.3° 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

• member-level stratigraphic resolution

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

• "[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] or variegated siltstones [facies 2]." (Buffetaut & Suteethorn, 1989)

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected by N. Sattayarak, E. Buffetaut in 1981-1987

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

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut and R. Ingavat. 1983. Goniopholis phuwiangensis nov. sp., a new mesosuchian crocodilian from the Mesozoic of northeastern Thailiand. GĂ©obios 16(1):79-91 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 35974: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 12.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Hybodontiformes - Hybodontidae
Hybodontidae indet.1 Agassiz 1843 elasmobranch
Actinopterygii indet.2 ray-finned fish
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines Batsch 1788 turtle
"several turtles"
 Saurischia -
 Theropoda -
 Avetheropoda - Compsognathidae
Compsognathidae indet.2 Cope 1871 compsognathid
"reminiscent of Compsognathus"
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
Siamosaurus suteethorni n. gen. n. sp.1
Siamosaurus suteethorni n. gen. n. sp.1 Buffetaut and Ingavat 1986 tetanuran
"an unusual theropod"
 Loricata - Goniopholididae
Goniopholis phuwiangensis n. sp. Buffetaut and Ingavat 1983 crocodilian
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.2 crocodilian