Alternative combinations: Oolithes irenensis, Paraspheroolithes irenensis, Paraspheroolithus irenensis
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
See also Chao and Chiang 1974, Currie and Eberth 1993, Fang et al. 2000, Jackson and Varricchio 2010, Jin 2008, Liang et al. 2009, Moreno-Azanza et al. 2014, Sellés et al. 2014, Wang et al. 2012, Wang et al. 2016, Yang et al. 1986, Zhang et al. 2017, Zhao 1979, Zhao et al. 2013 and Zhou and Feng 2002
Sister taxa: Spheroolithus albertensis, Spheroolithus choteauensis, Spheroolithus europaeus, Spheroolithus jincunensis, Spheroolithus maiasauroides, Spheroolithus megadermus, Spheroolithus spheroides, Spheroolithus tenuicorticus, Paraspheroolithus yangchengensis, Paraspheroolithus sanwangbacunensis
Type specimen: IVPP ?V-733, an egg
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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