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Ovaloolithus

Reptilia - Ovaloolithidae

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1979Ovaloolithus Zhao p. 332
1991Ovaloolithus Mikhailov p. 219
1991Ovaloolithus Zhao et al. p. 5
1994Ovaloolithus Mikhailov et al. p. 97
1994Ovaloolithus Zhao p. 188
2000Ovaloolithus Mikhailov p. 562
2009Ovaloolithus Liang et al. p. 1590
2010Ovaloolithus Zhang and Wang p. 74
2013Ovaloolithus Zhao et al. p. 4665
2017Ovaloolithus Zhang et al. p. 191

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
Tetrapoda
Reptiliomorpha
Anthracosauria
Batrachosauria()
Cotylosauria()
Amniota
Sauropsida
classReptilia
subclassEureptilia()
Romeriida
Diapsida()
Eosuchia()
RankNameAuthor
Neodiapsida
SauriaGauthier 1984
Archosauromorpha(Huene 1946)
Crocopoda
ArchosauriformesGauthier 1986
Eucrocopoda
Archosauria()
informalAvemetatarsalia
Ornithodira
Dinosauromorpha
Dinosauriformes
Dinosauria()
Ornithischia()
Neornithischia()
Ornithopoda()
Iguanodontia()
Dryomorpha
Ankylopollexia
Styracosterna
Hadrosauriformes
Hadrosauroidea()
familyOvaloolithidae
genusOvaloolithus

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: hydroxyapatiteo
Entire body: yeso
Adult length: 10 to < 100o
Adult width: 1.0 to < 10o
Adult height: 1.0 to < 10o
Architecture: compact or denseo
Ontogeny: accretion, modification of partso
Grouping: gregariouso
Environment: terrestrialo
Locomotion: actively mobileo
Life habit: ground dwellingo
Diet: herbivoresubo
Reproduction: oviparouso
Dispersal: direct/internalo
Dispersal 2: mobileo
Created: 2009-01-03 20:40:05
Modified: 2009-01-03 22:40:05
Source: subo = suborder, o = order
References: Benton 1983, Marsh 1875

Age range: base of the Early/Lower Turonian to the top of the Lancian or 93.50000 to 66.00000 Ma

Collections (17 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Cenomanian - Santonian100.5 - 83.6Mongolia (Dornogov) Dinosauria indet. (65341)
Late/Upper Cenomanian - Turonian99.6 - 89.8China (Zhejiang) O. sp. (205657)
Early/Lower Turonian - Middle Campanian93.5 - 70.6China (Henan) O. sp. (55688)
Coniacian - Santonian89.8 - 83.6China (Henan) O. sp. (35924)
Campanian83.6 - 72.1China (Shandong) Oolithes chinkangkouensis (80115) Oolithes chinkangkouensis, Oolithes spheroides (80114) Oolithes spheroides (55471 71900 80116) O. chinkangkouensis, Reptilia indet. (24757)
Campanian - Maastrichtian83.6 - 66.0China (Xinjiang) O. turpanensis (97944)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0Mongolia (Omnogov) Ovaloolithidae indet. (65345)
Maastrichtian72.1 - 66.0USA (Utah) O. utahensis (45722 138563) O. utahensis, O. tenuisus (138566 138567)
Lancian70.6 - 66.0USA (Utah) O. utahensis (14599)