(meaning "Phu Wiang lizard") is the name given to a genus
from the Early Cretaceous
. It was a titanosaur
which lived in Thailand
. The type species
, P. sirindhornae
, was described by Martin, Buffetaut, and Suteethorn in 1994
, it was named to honour Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn
on her interested on geology
of Thailand. It was around 90 feet long.
- MARTIN, V., BUFFETAUT, E. and SUTEETHORN, V. 1994. A new genus of sauropod dinosaur from the Sao Khua formation (Late Jurassic or early Cretaceous) of northeastern Thailand Comptes Rendus de l’ Academie des Science de Paris. 319(2): 1085-1092.
- Phuwiangosaurus at DinoRuss Web Site
- MARTIN, V., BUFFETAUT, E. and SUTEETHORN, V. 1993. Jurassic sauropod dinosaurs of Thailand: a preliminary report. In THANASUTIPITAK, T. (ed.). Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biostratigraphy of mainland Southeast Asia. Chiang Mai University. 2: 415-425.
- MARTIN, V., SUTEETHORN, V. and BUFFETAUT, E. 1999. Description of the type and referred material of Phuwiangosaurus sirindhornae Martin, Buffetaut and Suteethorn, 1994, a sauropod from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand. Oryctos 2: 39-91.