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Macroolithus turolensis Amo Sanjuán et al. 2000 (theropod)

Reptilia - Saurischia - Elongatoolithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81706

Full reference: O. Amo Sanjuán, J. I. Canudo, and G. Cuenca-Bescós. 2000. First record of elongatoolithid eggshells from the lower Barremian (Lower Cretaceous) of Europe (Cuesta Corrales 2, Galve Basin, Teruel, Spain). First International Symposium on Dinosaur Eggs and Babies, Isona i Conda Dellà, Spain, Extended Abstracts 7-14

Belongs to Macroolithus according to M. Moreno-Azanza et al. 2008

Sister taxa: Macroolithus mutabilis, Macroolithus rugustus, Macroolithus yaotunensis

Type specimen: CCR 3-25. Its type locality is Cuesta Corrales 2, Galve, which is in a Barremian lacustrine claystone in the El Castellar Formation of Spain.

Ecology: ground dwelling carnivore