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Spheroolithus Zhao 1979 (bird foot dinosaur)

Reptilia - Neornithischia - Spheroolithidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 67290

Alternative spelling: Sphereoolithus

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: Spheroolithidae according to J.-Y. Liu et al. 2013

Sister taxa: Boletuoolithus, Paraspheroolithus, Shixingoolithus

Subtaxa: Spheroolithus albertensis, Spheroolithus choteauensis, Spheroolithus jincunensis, Spheroolithus maiasauroides, Spheroolithus megadermus, Spheroolithus spheroides, Spheroolithus tenuicorticus, Spheroolithus zhangtoucaoensis

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Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore