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†family Spheroolithidae Zhao 1979 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia

PaleoDB taxon number: 67194

Full reference: Z. Zhao. 1979. [Advances in the study of fossil dinosaur eggs in our country]. Mesozoic and Cenozoic red beds of South China; selected papers from the field conference on the South China Cretaceous-Early Tertiary red beds. Science Press, Beijing 330-340

Parent taxon: Hadrosauroidea according to K. E. Mikhaillov 2000

Sister taxa: Arstanosaurus akkurganensis, Batyrosaurus, Cedrorestes, Claosaurus, Datonglong, Equijubus, Fukuisaurus, Gilmoreosaurus, Gongpoquansaurus, Huehuecanauhtlus, Iguanodon hillii, Jeyawati, Jintasaurus, Koshisaurus, Levnesovia, Nanyangosaurus, Penelopognathus, Plesiohadros, Saurolophidae, Shuangmiaosaurus, Tanius, Trachodon cantabrigiensis, Yunganglong, Zhanghenglong

Subtaxa: Boletuoolithus, Paraspheroolithus, Shixingoolithus, Spheroolithus

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Type: Spheroolithus

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore