Phu Wiang 2, Tham Ghia (Cretaceous to of Thailand)

Also known as P.W.2

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

• formation-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; poorly lithified, brown siltstone and sandstone

• "Bones are in a non resistant layer of brown siltstone, under a sandstone and a conglomerate layer"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1989

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• Attempt to preserve specimen in situ was unsuccessful, and it was almost completely destroyed prior to study.

Primary reference: V. Martin, E. Buffetaut, and V. Suteethorn. 1993. Jurassic sauropod dinosaurs of Thailand: a preliminary report. International Symposium on Biostratigraphy of Mainland Southeast Asia: Facies & Paleontology, 31 January–5 February 1993, Chang Mai, Thailand 415-425 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36074: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Saurischia -
Sauropoda indet. sauropod
7 articulated cervical vertebrae