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Placoolithus Zhao 1979 (bird foot dinosaur)

Amniota - Dinosauria - Spheroolithidae

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 Z. Zhao 1979

Sister taxa: Boletuoolithus, Paraspheroolithus, Shixingoolithus, Spheroolithus

Subtaxa: Placoolithus taohensis, Placoolithus tiantaiensis

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Type: Placoolithus taohensis

Ecology: ground dwelling herbivore