Alternative combination: Oolithes megadermus
Full reference: C.-C. Young. 1959. On a new fossil egg from Laiyang, Shantung. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 3(1):34-35
See also Borgomanero and Leonardi 1981, Chao 1980, Chao and Chiang 1974, Jackson and Varricchio 2010, Mikhailov 2000, Moreno-Azanza et al. 2014, Sellés et al. 2014, Shen and Mateer 1992, Wang et al. 2012, 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 spheroides, Spheroolithus tenuicorticus, Paraspheroolithus yangchengensis, Paraspheroolithus sanwangbacunensis
Type specimen: 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 (4 collections)
Total: 4 collections each including a single occurrence
Specimen images are retrieved through the ePANDDA API.
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