Phu Wiang 5A (Cretaceous to of Thailand)

Also known as P.W.5A

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: terrestrial; red claystone and concretionary, calcareous conglomerate

• "red claystone with lime nodule conglomerate"

Size classes: macrofossils, mesofossils

Collected in 1992-1993

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut, V. Suteethorn, V. Martin, H. Tong, Y. Chaimanee and S. Triamwichanon. 1995. New dinosaur discoveries in Thailand. International Conference on Geology, Geotechnology and Mineral Resources of Indochina (Geo-Indo '95), 22-25 November 1995, Khon Kaen, Thailand 157-161 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano]more details

Purpose of describing collection: general faunal/floral analysis

PaleoDB collection 36082: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 13.01.2004

Creative Commons license: CC BY (attribution)

Taxonomic list

Bivalvia
  -
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia2
"Pelecypoda indet." = Bivalvia2 Linnaeus 1758 clam
Reptilia
 Testudines -
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines2
"Chelonia indet." = Testudines2 Batsch 1788 turtle
plates
 Saurischia -
Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae2 Martin et al. 1994 sauropod
 Avetheropoda -
Kinnareemimus khonkaenensis n. gen. n. sp.1 Buffetaut et al. 2009 ornithomimosaur
 Saurischia - Spinosauridae
Siamosaurus suteethorni2 Buffetaut and Ingavat 1986 tetanuran
tooth
 Loricata -
Crocodylia indet.2 crocodilian
teeth