Spheroolithus europaeus Sellés et al. 2014 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Spheroolithidae

Full reference: A. G. Sellés, B. Vila, and Galobart. 2014. Spheroolithus europaeus, oosp. nov. (Late Maastrichtian, Catalonia), the youngest oological record of hadrosauroids in Eurasia. Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology 34(3):725-729

Belongs to Spheroolithus according to A. G. Sellés et al. 2014

See also Moreno-Azanza et al. 2014

Sister taxa: Spheroolithus albertensis, Spheroolithus choteauensis, Spheroolithus irenensis, Spheroolithus jincunensis, Spheroolithus maiasauroides, Spheroolithus megadermus, Spheroolithus spheroides, Spheroolithus tenuicorticus, Paraspheroolithus yangchengensis, Paraspheroolithus sanwangbacunensis

Type specimen: IPS-58973a–i, an egg. Its type locality is Porrit-6, which is in a Maastrichtian terrestrial horizon in the La Posa Formation of Spain.

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore

Distribution: found only at Porrit-6

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