Ovaloolithus tenuisus Bray 1999 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ovaloolithidae

Full reference: E. S. Bray. 1999. Eggs and eggshell from the Upper Cretaceous North Horn Formation, central Utah. Vertebrate Paleontology in Utah, Utah Geological Survey Miscellaneous Publication 99-1:361-375

Belongs to Ovaloolithus according to E. S. Bray 1999

Sister taxa: Ovaloolithus chinkangkouensis, Ovaloolithus dinornithoides, Ovaloolithus huangtulingensis, Ovaloolithus laminadermus, Ovaloolithus mixistriatus, Ovaloolithus monostriatus, Ovaloolithus sangpingensis, Ovaloolithus tristriatus, Ovaloolithus turpanensis, Ovaloolithus utahensis, Ovaloolithus weiqiaoensis

Type specimen: UCM73463, an egg (eggshell fragments). Its type locality is Site 3, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the North Horn Formation of Utah.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution:

• Cretaceous of United States (2: Utah collections)

Total: 2 collections each including a single occurrence

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