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†family Elongatoolithidae Zhao 1975 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 65566

Full reference: Z.-K. Zhao. 1975. [The microstructures of the dinosaurian eggshells of Nanxiong Basin, Guandong province. (1) On the classification of dinosaur eggs]. Vertebrata PalAsiatica 13(2):105-117

Parent taxon: Theropoda according to L. Salgado et al. 2009

Sister taxa: Ageroolithus, Anchisauripodidae, Archaeornithoididae, Asianopodus, Avipoda, Boutakioutichnium, Bradycnemidae, Byakudansauropus, Carmelopodus, Chindesaurus, Coeluroidea, Compsognatha, Corpulentapus, Daemonosaurus, Deinocheirosauria, Deinodontia, Deinodontoidea, Dispersituberoolithus, Eodromaeus, Eubrontidae, Fenestrosaurus, Fuscinapedis, Gigandipodidae, Grallatoridae, Hadrosaurichnus, Herrerasauridae, Hispanosauropus, Iranosauripus, Itsukisauropus, Jialingpus, Kalohipus, Kayentapus, Kuwajimasauropus, Laevisoolithidae, Megalosauropus, Minisauripus, Neotheropoda, Nipponoolithus, Oblongoolithidae, Ovoraptor, Paleotheropoda, Parachirotheriidae, Paracorpulentapus, Paragrallator, Picunichnus, Plectropus, Protoavis, Reticuloolithus, Sarmientichnus, Sauropodidae, Segisauridae, Selenichnidae, Selenichnus, Shuangbaisaurus, Siamopodus, Sigilmassasauridae, Sinosaurus, Skartopus, Spinosauria, Symphypoda, Tawa, Therangospodus, Triprismatoolithus, Trisauropodiscidae, Tristraguloolithus, Tubercuoolithus, Unenlagiidae, Wildeichnus, Wupus, Yangtzepus, Yaverlandia

Subtaxa: Continuoolithus, Ellipsoolithus, Elongatoolithus, Heishanoolithus, Macroelongatoolithus, Macroolithus, Nanhsiungoolithus, Paraelongatoolithus, Porituberoolithus, Spongioolithus, Trachoolithus, Undulatoolithus

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Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore