Bua Lam Phu (Jurassic to of Thailand)

Also known as Sunosuchus thailandicus type

Where: Nong Bua Lamphu, Thailand (17.2° N, 102.4° E: paleocoordinates 14.7° N, 108.5° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

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

• bed-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: fluvial-lacustrine; concretionary, brown, red, calcareous conglomerate

• "continental-paralic conditions"
• "reddish brown conglomerate with calcareous nodules"

Size class: macrofossils

Collected in 1979

Collection methods: quarrying, mechanical,

• New material collected in Thai-French exhibition in 1980.

Primary reference: E. Buffetaut and R. Ingavat. 1980. A new crocodilian from the Jurassic of Thailand, Sunosuchus thailandicus n. sp. (Mesosuchia, Goniopholididae), and the palaeogeographical history of south-east Asia in the Mesozoic. GĂ©obios 13(6):879-889 [M. Carrano/M. Carrano/J. Alroy]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 36159: authorized by Matthew Carrano, entered by Matthew Carrano on 14.01.2004

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Taxonomic list

 Loricata - Pholidosauridae
"Sunosuchus thailandicus n. sp." = Chalawan thailandicus
"Sunosuchus thailandicus n. sp." = Chalawan thailandicus Buffetaut and Ingavat 1980 crocodilian
TF 1370, holotype, incomplete lower jaw