Ovaloolithus chinkangkouensis Chao and Chiang 1974 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Ovaloolithidae

Alternative combinations: Oolithes chingkangkouensis, Oolithes chinkangkouensis

Full reference: T.-k. Chao and T.-k. Chiang. 1974. Microscopic studies on the dinosaurian egg-shells from Laiyang, Shanting province. Scientia Sinica 17(1):73-90

Belongs to Ovaloolithus according to K. E. Mikhailov 2000

See also Chao and Chiang 1974, Krassilov et al. 1992, Liang et al. 2009, Wang et al. 2012, Wang et al. 2016, Zhang and Wang 2010, Zhang et al. 2017, Zhao 1979, Zhao et al. 1991, Zhao et al. 2013 and Zhou and Feng 2002

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

Type specimen: IVPP ?V732, an egg

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore


• Cretaceous of China (7 collections), Mongolia (1)

Total: 8 collections each including a single occurrence

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