Alternative combinations: Oolithes spheroides, Stalicoolithus spheroides
Synonyms: Oolithes chiangchiungtingensis Young 1954, Spheroolithus chiangchiungtingenesis Young 1954, Spheroolithus chiangchiungtingensis Young 1954
Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1954. Fossil reptilian eggs from Laiyang, Shantung, China. Scientia Sinica 3(4):505-522
See also Chao 1980, Chao and Chiang 1974, Cheng et al. 1973, Chow 1954, Hirsch 1989, Jackson and Varricchio 2010, Mikhailov 1991, Mikhailov 2000, Moreno-Azanza et al. 2014, Sellés et al. 2014, Shen and Mateer 1992, Wang et al. 2012, Yang et al. 1986, Young 1954, Young 1959, Young 1965, Zhang et al. 2017, Zhao 1978, Zhao 1979 and Zhao et al. 2013
Sister taxa: Spheroolithus albertensis, Spheroolithus choteauensis, Spheroolithus europaeus, Spheroolithus irenensis, Spheroolithus jincunensis, Spheroolithus maiasauroides, Spheroolithus megadermus, Spheroolithus tenuicorticus, Paraspheroolithus yangchengensis, Paraspheroolithus sanwangbacunensis
- Spheroolithus spheroides: IVPP V730, an egg. Its type locality is gully between Chiangchunting and Chaochun, Laiyang, which is in a Campanian terrestrial claystone in the Jingangkou Formation of China.
- Oolithes chiangchiungtingensis: Its type locality is gully between Chiangchunting and Chaochun, Laiyang, which is in a Campanian terrestrial claystone in the Jingangkou Formation of China.
Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore
• Cretaceous of China (6 collections)
Total: 6 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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